The Whole Child

The Whole Child approach to education means that “each child, in each school, in each community is healthy, safe, engaged, supported and challenged. This approach applies to learning, teaching, and community engagement.

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Accountability for All

Based on a commitment to fairness, justice and equal opportunity, Accountability for All involves four essential principles: high quality, fiscal accountability, transparency at all levels and the right of the public to hold policy makers and staff accountable.

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Equity is Our Goal

The role of the State Board of Education should be to insist that Department of Education staff provide guidance to legislators and the Governor about the relative fairness and equity of funding formulas under consideration by the General Assembly.

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