Description of the Desegregation Advisory Committee

The Board (CCSD) shall establish a Desegregation Advisory Committee (DAC) consisting of at least twelve total student and parent representatives from both the Valley and LaFayette attendance zones.  The DAC shall have regular access to the Superintendent and Board of Education to address the remaining desegregation issues and the progress of the changes in the District.  The DAC shall be composed of three students from each attendance zone and three parents/guardians from each attendance zone.  One parent member of the DAC shall be selected by the Private Plaintiffs, the remaining members shall be selected by the Superintendent (committee).  The DAC shall meet at least twice annually until this case as against the Chambers County Board of Education is closed.

Issues Considered by the DAC

The DAC will have regular access to the Superintendent and Board of Education to address implementation of Consent Order and desegregation-related issues, including, but not limited to:

1. Consolidation of High School Students

2. Operation of the K-8 STEAM Magnet at Eastside's Campus

3. Culture and Climate

4. Students' Equal Access to Academic and Extracurricular Activities

DAC Mission

As members of the Chambers County School Desegregation Advisory Committee (DAC), a group of volunteer students and parents/guardians, we work (or advise the) with the Superintendent and Chambers County Board of Education to meet the agreements and stipulations made with and by the courts to make the schools an equitable, fair, and safe learning environment for Chambers County Schools’ students. Our responsibilities are to review data and make recommendations to the Superintendent. We will work together to be a voice for Chambers County Schools’ students, faculty, and staff and the Chambers County community to consolidate our schools and remove the remainders of segregation.