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Congresswoman Clark Discusses Education Priorities with Framingham Schools Superintendent

Filed under: Politics,Schools & Education by News Staff at 7:32 pm on December 9, 2014

FRAMINGHAM, MA - On Friday, December 5, 2014, Congresswoman Katherine Clark (MA-5) met with Framingham Superintendent of Schools Dr. Stacy Scott and his leadership team to discuss the opportunities and challenges facing Framingham schools, students and families. The group discussed topics including the vital importance of expanded early education and pre-K, the needs of English Language Learners (ELL), the role of literacy coaches, innovation and the use of technology in the classroom, the National School Lunch Program, and challenges in Special Education.

School Committee Chair Beverly Hugo, Assistant Principal Liz Simon, Congresswoman Katherine Clark (MA-5), Director of Family and Community Engagement Magaly Sanchez, and Superintendent Stacy Scott.

School Committee Chair Beverly Hugo, Assistant Principal Liz Simon, Congresswoman Katherine Clark (MA-5), Director of Family and Community Engagement Magaly Sanchez, and Superintendent Stacy Scott.

Katherine Clark

The Congresswoman also toured the King Elementary School, visiting several Kindergarten classrooms and the innovative MakerSpace, in which children in all grades can express their creativity and put engineering principles into practice using recycled materials.

 

Congresswoman Katherine Clark reads to eager Kindergartners at the King Elementary School in Framingham.

Congresswoman Katherine Clark reads to eager Kindergartners at the King Elementary School in Framingham.

"Framingham Public School educators, administrators and students are doing extraordinary things, often in quite challenging circumstances," said Congresswoman Clark. "I look forward to collaborating with Dr. Scott and his team to do all we can to ensure that our students have every opportunity to thrive and learn to their full potential."

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