SANTA MONICA-MALIBU UNIFIED SCHOOL DISTRICT

PRESS RELEASE

 

CONTACT:  Irene Gonzalez, Principal             FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

310.828.5011, ext. 65123                                   08 APR 2011

 

 

McKinley Elementary School 2011 title i academic achievement award recipient

 

McKinley Elementary School, a K-5 elementary school in SMMUSD, has been identified as a 2011 Title I Academic Achievement Award recipient.

 

“These schools have demonstrated exceptional commitment to the education of their students and have achieved impressive results,” commented State Superintendent Torlakson in a March 30 press release.  "I congratulate all those who put forth the extra effort that resulted in this prestigious award—school administrators and staffs, teachers, parents, and, of course, the students themselves.”

 

SMMUSD Superintendent Cuneo stated, “The Board of Education and I commend McKinley Elementary School for being recognized as a 2011 Title I Achievement Award recipient.  Their hard work and dedication has resulted in consistent gains in student achievement.  This award reflects their commitment and support of our district’s mission to ensure extraordinary achievement for all while simultaneously closing the achievement gap.”

 

The award criteria can be found on the California Department of Education (CDE) Title I Academic Achievement Award Web page at http://www.cde.ca.gov/ta/sr/aa/.

 

The 2010-11 awardees will be honored at a reception and banquet at the Disneyland Hotel on May 20, 2011.

 

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SANTA MONICA-MALIBU UNIFIED SCHOOL DISTRICT

1651 16TH Street, Santa Monica, CA 90404

ph: 310.450.8338; fax: 310.581.1138

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