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ThoughtExchange - Engaging Families in Two-Way Conversation

In today's world of seemingly unlimited ways for a school district to communicate with families, engaging with them and receiving feedback is very important.

In fact, KFCS has set a goal to provide a method for parents and community members to provide feedback in order to gauge satisfaction with specific educational programs and initiatives taking place in our schools.

We use a communications tool called ThoughtExchange. It allows the sharing thoughts confidentially to ensure all voices are heard and all divergent views can come to light around a shared topic of interest or concern.

ThoughtExchange is not a survey tool, rather, it engages interaction as people respond anonymously with other participants.

  1. A broad question is posed and people are invited to respond.

  2. Thoughts are shared anonymously with others participating in the exchange.

  3. Participants rate (using 1-5 stars) their agreement with each thought.

  4. Data is gathered for analysis and used as input for decision-making.

Information learned through ThoughtExchange will be used to gauge parent and community participation and understanding in interactions with school staff and administrators. 

Results from exchanges

  1. January 2024 - What thoughts or questions do you have about EagleRidge High School joining Klamath Falls City Schools as one of its high schools? Click Here for Results

  2. September 2023 - What is working well, and what opportunities are there for improvement in our schools regarding student dress code? Click Here for Results

  3. What is working well, and what opportunities are there for improvement in our schools regarding school breakfast and lunch? Click Here for the Results

  4. What is important for us to consider as the district explores potentially changing the Wednesday school day from late start to early release for the 2022-2023 and 2023-2024 school years?

    Click Here for the Results

  5. What is important things and perspectives for the district to consider as we review our current mission & vision statements? Click Here for Results

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