I hope each of you is doing well and enjoying the milder weather we're having.
As you may have heard, yesterday President Obama signed the Every Student Succeeds Act (ESSA) which reauthorized the Elementary Secondary Education Act created approximately 50 years ago in support of equal opportunities for the country's students. The passage of the ESSA signifies the end of the No Child Left Behind Act (NCLB) that was approved in 2002. Once the "dust settles," I will provide some information regarding ESSA and it's impact and influence on all that we do in the Webster Groves School District.
In the meantime, here are two powerful videos which serve as samples of the amazing learning that happens across our great district!
Each child, Each day...John
Click here to view the Channel 4 News Story regarding a learning community at Hudson working to create an educational experience and space for students grounded in the concepts from the district's School for Today Report.
Highlights from the 3rd-5th grade music concert at Hudson.