OVSD Resolution for 'Public Schools Week'

  • OCEAN VIEW SCHOOL DISTRICT
    Huntington Beach, California

    RESOLUTION NO. 17:1819

    A RESOLUTION OF THE OCEAN VIEW SCHOOL DISTRICT OF ORANGE COUNTY, PROCLAIMING THE WEEK OF MARCH 25 THROUGH 29, 2019, AS PUBLIC SCHOOLS WEEK

    WHEREAS, the Nation’s public schools are places where students in the United States come to be educated; and

    WHEREAS, 90 percent of American children attend public schools; and

    WHEREAS, local, state, and federal lawmakers should prioritize support for strengthening the Nation’s public schools and empower local education leaders to implement, manage, and lead school districts in partnership with educators, families, and other local education stakeholders and communities; and

    WHEREAS, Ocean View School District is home to strong public schools where students achieve and develop the skills to live productively in a changing society with confidence, compassion, and enthusiasm for life-long learning; and

    WHEREAS, the Ocean View School District values innovation, integrity, and equity in public education; and

    WHEREAS, local, state, and federal lawmakers should support such necessities as counseling, extracurricular activities, and mental health supports that are critical to help students engage in learning; and

    WHEREAS, inclusive and safe high-quality public schools are where children learn to think critically, solve problems, and build relationships; and

    WHEREAS, public schools should provide an environment where all students can succeed beginning in their earliest years, regardless of who they are or where they live; and

    WHEREAS, stable, equitable, predictable, and adequate funding for great public schools for every student in the Nation is necessary to ensure that students have inviting classrooms, campuses with up-to-date resources, and well-prepared and supported educators; and

    WHEREAS, educators include teachers, paraprofessionals, and principals who provide a well-rounded and complete curriculum and foster joy in learning; and

    WHEREAS, students, teachers, and professionals make the Nation’s public schools vital components of the community; and

    WHEREAS, parents and communities work hard to improve educational outcomes for children across the country; and

    WHEREAS, the Ocean View School District is an exceptional example of effective public education where achievement and relationships matter for all students; and

    WHEREAS, the week of March 25 through 29, 2019, would be an appropriate period of time to designate as “Public Schools Week”;

    NOW, THEREFORE, BE IT HEREBY RESOLVED by the Board of Trustees of the Ocean View School District of Orange County, California, that “Public Schools Week” is recognized as March 25 through 29, 2019, and that our Ocean View School District public schools are places where achievement and relationships matter for all students.

    I, Carol Hansen, Ed.D., Secretary of the Ocean View School District of Orange County Board of Trustees, do hereby certify that the foregoing is a full, true, and correct copy of a resolution passed and adopted by the Board of Trustees at a meeting held on said date, which resolution is on file in office of said Board.

    Carol Hansen, Ed.D.
    Secretary to the Board of Trustees
    Ocean View School District of Orange County