Scouting the Routes for Safe Walks to School in Des Moines

The times, they are a changin’ at Des Moines Public Schools.

Bell times, that is, and after a duly methodical process of sharing information and gathering community input about the research-based proposal, the district is busy now with due diligence that will ensure a safe, orderly transition when school resumes in August.

On Thursday a task force comprised of 72 SUCCESS Case Managers, Community School Coordinators, and Bilingual Family Liaisons gathered at the Jesse Franklin Taylor Center to get maps and assignments before fanning out across the district to conduct “walk audits” of safe routes to and from neighborhood schools as designated by the City of Des Moines.

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