Tuesday, August 4, 2009

Congratulations to Mesa Public Schools

Not only are 26 Mesa Public Schools "excelling," but not a single one is "failing." Only McKellips learning center is considered underperforming. This is great news for the largest school district in the state, showing that there still truly is no better place to learn.

As MPS cuts budgets and prepares to do more with less, let's hope that they are able to keep up their performance delivering quality education and working with parents, teachers, administrators and students. It is going to take a group effort and a commitment on all levels to get the most out of the education dollars available.

Expanding and specializing to compete with charter schools is potentially a step in the right direction, if it is done cautiously and does not take focus from delivering a traditional curriculum. It's a tough time to be in the school district business, but we should give credit where credit is due.

1 comment:

Heath Reed said...

Good to hear that MPS is improving again. But they should not stop there, but continue to improve the schools, the education and improve the safety of kids "walking" to school again.