Achievement Highlights

30 Jul Magnet Schools of America

Seventeen magnet schools received prestigious merit awards from Magnet Schools of America (MSA). MSA recognizes schools that display a commitment to academic standards, curriculum innovation, diversity efforts, specialized teaching, parent engagement, and community involvement. The following schools earned the 2015 MSA Magnet School of Excellence...

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30 Jul Turnaround School

Superintendent Pat Skorkowsky announced the addition of two elementary schools, Matt Kelly and H.P. Fitzgerald, to the Turnaround Zone (TAZ). The recommendation to the superintendent was made by a CCSD staff and community review committee led by Board of School Trustees President Dr. Linda E....

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30 Jul History Essay Contest

Arbor View High School ninth-grade student Caleb Rivers was the winner of his school's 2015 Black History Month essay contest. His essay, “My Heritage,” was the winning entry among dozens of entries, and he received a gift card to a local restaurant....

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30 Jul Non-Profit Foundation

Beverly Rogers, the wife of longtime television station owner, Jim Rogers (Nevada philanthropist and education advocate), launched a non-profit foundation in his memory on January 21, 2015, with a pledge to fully fund college scholarships to the college or higher education institute of their choice...

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30 Jul Franchise Model

In an effort to duplicate successful programs in schools, CCSD has launched the “Franchise School” pilot proposal program to begin in the 2015-2016 school year. As part of the Franchise model, successful principals who have demonstrated academic growth and achievement will supervise an additional school...

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