EDUCATIONAL OPPORTUNITIES Policy
Plano will assist with local education initiatives and opportunities to ensure high quality learning within the city.
Meet on a yearly basis with the school districts and Collin College staff to share demographic information and discuss changes in population.
Assist school districts in identifying demographic attributes that could impact education requirements.
Partner with local school districts to sponsor youth city council, mentoring programs, and support for civic government course work.
Increase awareness of volunteer programs by connecting with local school districts and colleges to provide students community service opportunities.
Evaluate the possibility of sharing facilities in areas of the city going through the cycle of reduced numbers of school children.
Update the Facility Siting Guidelines and adopt as a supplementary document of the Comprehensive Plan.
Provide volunteer opportunities with local government agencies (City of Plano, Plano ISD, Collin College, Collin County) for city residents to develop employment skills and work.