October and November are known for “open enrollment” for health care but this is an open enrollment of a differently kind. Ted Stillwell is the C-E-O for the Learning Community and says they have created a website where parents can research which different schools to determine which the best option for the upcoming year is.
Stillwell the website is just a tool and is not a substitute for going to individual schools and checking them out in person.
Applications for the 2012-13 school year can be submitted now. The deadline is March 15th, 2012.
The Learning Community is a political subdivision of schools in Douglas and Sarpy Counties. Schools that are served by the Learning Community include Bennington, Bellevue, Douglas County West, Elkhorn, Gretna, Millard, Omaha, Papillion – La Vista, Ralston, South Sarpy and Westside.