Rockford should celebrate the fact that Washington is ranked 5th out of 1913 Illinois elementary schools, and should model all other schools after it as much as possible (it's not done with less students per teacher, or a brand new building). We should also translate #5 in Illinois into an accurate national figure. Very impressive accomplishment overlooked by many.
Impact Statement: Our Pre-K through 12 schools and students are the pride of our community and are nationally recognized for excellence. All education and training are dynamic, providing accessible paths to fulfilling careers, and are highly valued by our citizens and employers. In one sentence or phrase, please write your three ideas about how we will achieve this impact statement. In your statements, please consider: ...more »