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Cle Elum-Roslyn and Damman schools receive recognition

— Cle Elm-Roslyn WA

Cle Elum-Roslyn High School and Damman Elementary School were among the 15 school districts in Yakima and Kittitas counties honored for their academic achievements in the Washington State Board of Education’s new State Recognized Schools program that was released on May 17, according to a news release from Educational Service District 105.

Cle Elum-Roslyn High School was recognized for its high achievement in English language arts and graduation rate

Damman Elementary School was recognized for high achievement in English language arts, math, and School Quality Student Success measures

The State Board of Education included 216 Washington schools on its list of strong performers from the 2017-2018 school year. The new recognition system notes the top schools in the areas of performing highly in closing gaps for student improvement, making gains in the Washington School Improvement Framework measures, and/or achieving high in English language arts and math proficiency, high school graduation rates, and School Quality and student Success measures.

Schools on this spring’s State Recognized Schools list will be receiving award banners from the State Board of Education to display in their buildings. The State Board of Education will host events to honor this year’s State Recognized School recipients on June 6 in Olympia and Spokane.

Statewide, this year’s list of honorees includes 137 elementary schools, 34 middle schools, 22 high schools, 6 combined schools and 17 combined high schools.

The Washington State Board of Education developed the new State Recognized Schools program in conjunction with the Office of the Superintendent of Public Instruction and the Educational Opportunity Gap Oversight and Accountability Committee.

by MLWA 7 & The Dailey Record News

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