Mayor Burke and Medford School Committee Proclaim Medford Public School Week
(The following was provided by the Mayor’s Office)
WHEREAS: all children in the City of Medford should have access to the highest-quality education possible; and,
WHEREAS: the City of Medford recognizes the important role that an effective education plays in preparing all students in Medford to be successful adults; and,
WHEREAS: quality education is critically important to the economic vitality of the City of Medford; and,
WHEREAS: the City of Medford is home to quality public schools for our children; and
WHEREAS: public education not only helps to diversify our economy, but also enhances the vibrancy of our community; and,
WHEREAS: the City of Medford has many high-quality teaching professionals who are committed to educating our children; and,
WHEREAS: Public Schools are celebrated across the country by millions of students, parents, educators, schools and organizations to raise awareness of the need for effective public schools;
NOW, THEREFORE, WE, the Medford School Committee, Medford, Massachusetts do hereby recognize January 22-28, 2017 as The City of Medford Public School Week, and call this observance to the attention of all of our citizens.
Stephanie M. Burke, Chairman
Ann Marie Cugno Mea Mustone
Erin A. DiBenedetto Robert Emmet Skerry, Jr.
Kathleen P. Kreatz Paulette Van der Kloot