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File #: 0005X-2019    Version: 1
Type: Ceremonial Resolution Status: Passed
File created: 1/9/2019 In control: E. Brown
On agenda: 1/14/2019 Final action: 1/16/2019
Title: To recognize January 20th through 26th, 2019, as Public Education Week in Columbus, Ohio
Sponsors: Elizabeth Brown, Mitchell Brown, Shannon G. Hardin, Emmanuel V. Remy, Michael Stinziano, Priscilla Tyson

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To recognize January 20th through 26th, 2019, as Public Education Week in Columbus, Ohio

 

 

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WHEREAS, traditional public school districts in Ohio serve more than 1.8 million students and employ more than 245,000 Ohioans full time; and

 

WHEREAS, all children should have access to the highest-quality education possible; and

 

WHEREAS, Columbus recognizes the important role that an effective education plays in preparing all students to be successful adults; and

 

WHEREAS, quality education is critically important to the economic vitality of Columbus; and

 

WHEREAS, public education not only helps to diversify our economy but also enhances the vibrancy of our community; and

 

WHEREAS, Columbus, Ohio has many high-quality teaching professionals who are committed to educating our children; and

 

WHEREAS, public education is 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

 

BE IT RESOLVED BY THE COUNCIL OF THE CITY OF COLUMBUS: That this Council does hereby recognize January 20th through 26th, 2019, as Public Education Week in Columbus, Ohio, and call this observance to the attention of all Columbus citizens.