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Legislation #: 180291 Introduction Date: 4/19/2018
Type: Special Action Effective Date: none
Sponsor: COUNCILMEMBERS WAGNER, BARNES JR., MCMANUS, LUCAS, JAMES, JR., REED, HALL, TAYLOR, FOWLER, LOAR, SHIELDS, CANADY AND JUSTUS
Title: Recognizing Oak Park High School as a 2018 Model School.

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4/17/2018 Filed by the Clerk's office
4/19/2018 Adopted

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RESOLUTION NO. 180291

 

Recognizing Oak Park High School as a 2018 Model School.

 

WHEREAS, Oak Park High School has been selected as a Model School for 2018 by the International Center for Leadership in Education, whose mission is to challenge, inspire and equip today’s educators to prepare students for lifelong success; and

 

WHEREAS, only 25 schools and districts per year are chosen as Model Schools; and

 

WHEREAS, Oak Park will share best practices at the 26th Annual Model Schools Conference, June 24-27 in Orlando, Florida; and

 

WHEREAS, the Model Schools Conference is the nation’s premier event for rapidly improving K-12 schools and districts; and

 

WHEREAS, Model Schools are selected annually based on a number of criteria including substantive, data-validated growth year over year, evidence of a strong culture that puts students at the center of learning, and dedication to transforming instruction to meet the needs and demands of the future; and

 

WHEREAS, the International Center for Leadership in Education, established in 1991 and located in Rexford, New York, is one of the most influential education consulting companies in America and is best known for identifying and disseminating successful practices to assist all students in achieving higher standards; NOW, THEREFORE;

 

BE IT RESOLVED BY THE COUNCIL OF KANSAS CITY:

 

That the Mayor and Council hereby recognize Oak Park High School as a 2018 Model School; and

 

BE IT FURTHER RESOLVED that this Resolution be spread upon the Minutes of the Council in testimony thereof and that a copy hereof be presented to Christopher Sartain, Principal for Oak Park, with the Mayor and Council congratulating Oak Park for being an outstanding school model.

 

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