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Fairview Recognized as a Global Partners School
Forty-two UCPS schools were recognized recently for their efforts to be globally aware.
â€œThey have brought global strategies and global education into their schools,â€ said UCPS Superintendent Dr. Ed Davis.
The recognitions resulted from the Global Schools Program, which is designed to assure and encourage schools to bring global education to the classroom.
â€œThis is a system where schools can earn points for various things such as travel of staff and students, having cultural awareness days, international days, different strategies and components of their school improvement plan that are designed to promote globalization and global education,â€ Davis said.
There are four designations: the UCPS International School (needing 75+ points); the UCPS Global Partners School (needing 50-74 points); the UCPS Global Affiliate School (35-49 points); and the UCPS Goodwill Ambassadors School (25-34 points).
Only three schools received the top designation of UCPS International School. Those were Cuthbertson High, Kensington Elementary and New Salem Elementary.
Twenty-seven schools received the Global Partners School designation; eight the Global Affiliate School; and four received the Goodwill Ambassadors School designation.
Please click on the link below to see the complete list of schools who were recognized.
Written by: Richard Wikfors
Posted: Sep 20, 2010 by Richard Wikfors