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American Ed Week 2018

School Board proclaims American Education Week
Posted on 11/12/2018

The McMinnville School Board has declared November 12 -16 to be American Education Week. The week celebrates public education and honors the individuals who are making a difference in ensuring that every child receives a quality education.

The proclamation reads:

WHEREAS, public schools are the backbone of our democracy, providing young people with the tools they need to maintain our nation's precious values of freedom, civility and equality; and

WHEREAS, by equipping young Americans with both practical skills and broader intellectual abilities, schools give them hope for, and access to, a productive future; and

WHEREAS, education employees--be they custodians or teachers, bus drivers or librarians--work tirelessly to serve our children and communities with care and professionalism; and

WHEREAS, schools are community linchpins, bringing together adults and children, educators and volunteers, business leaders, and elected officials in a common enterprise;

NOW, THEREFORE, the McMinnville School District does hereby proclaim November 12-16, 2018 as the 97th annual observance of American Education Week and American Education Month.


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