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Legislation #: 130310 Introduction Date: 4/18/2013
Type: Special Action Effective Date: none
Sponsor: COUNCILMEMBERS TAYLOR, JAMES, JR., WAGNER, CIRCO, SHARP, MARCASON, FORD, DAVIS, GLOVER, JOHNSON AND CURLS
Title: Recognizing Boone Elementary school for receiving the National Center for Urban School Transformation’s Silver Award for national excellence.

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4/16/2013 Filed by the Clerk's office
4/18/2013 Adopted

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RESOLUTION NO. 130310

 

Recognizing Boone Elementary school for receiving the National Center for Urban School Transformation’s Silver Award for national excellence.

 

WHEREAS, Boone Elementary is one of two elementary schools in the nation to receive the Silver Award and is a finalist for the NCUST Gold Award; and

 

WHEREAS, Boone Elementary and the entire Center School District is fully accredited with distinction in the State of Missouri and recognized nationally; and

 

WHEREAS, the school’s philosophy on education is a proactive approach to teaching students through math benchmarking, facilitating students in setting personal educational goals, community involvement in tutoring students through the YouthFriends program, “daily five” work stations geared towards specific educational needs, and data driven instruction; and

 

WHEREAS, teachers, volunteers, and staff are heavily dedicated and invested in the success of each individual student; and

 

WHEREAS, Boone Elementary is known for teaching excellence, a supportive environment, and parent and student support for the school’s educational direction; and

 

WHEREAS, school leaders will discover in May if Boone Elementary is awarded the National Center of Urban School Transformation Gold Award; NOW, THEREFORE,

 

BE IT RESOLVED BY THE COUNCIL OF KANSAS CITY:

 

That the Mayor and Council hereby recognize Boone Elementary school for receiving the National Center for Urban School Transformation’s Silver Award for national excellence; 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 Boone Elementary with the commendation of the Mayor and Council for their excellence in education and their contribution to Kansas City.

 

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