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Schools with super-powers of achievement

Post by Debbie Cafazzo / The News Tribune on Oct. 20, 2011 at 8:17 pm with No Comments »
October 20, 2011 8:21 pm

A total of 99 schools in Washington State have been honored as Schools of Distinction by a group of education organizations.
The schools are recognized for five-year improvements in reading and math test scores.
Local winners include:
Evergreen Elementary and Naches Trail Elementary in the Bethel School District
Beachwood Elementary and Hudtloff Middle School in the Clover Park School District
Central Avenue Elementary in the Franklin Pierce School District
Ballou Junior High, Kalles Junior High, Fruitland Elementary, Shaw Road Elementary and Wildwood Elementary in the Puyallup School District
Lowell Elementary, Washington-Hoyt Elementary and Wilson High School in the Tacoma School District
Narrows View Intermediate School in the University Place School District
Foothills Elementary in the White River School District
Organizations participating in the Schools of Distinction awards include the Redmond-based Center for Educational Effectiveness and groups representing school principals, administrators, school boards and other educators.
Schools will receive their awards at a ceremony in December.

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