Tuesday, March 12, 2019

Adam Baker
Press Secretary
(317) 232-0550
abaker@doe.in.gov

 

INDIANAPOLIS – The Indiana Department of Education has announced the recipient of the 2018-2019 Title III Distinguished Indiana School District Award. Hamilton Southeastern Schools was chosen to receive this distinction for demonstrating a commitment to English Learner success through strategic programming, rigorous instruction, inclusive school culture, and beneficial partnerships with families and the community. 

“I applaud the dedicated work of the students, families, staff, and communities of Hamilton Southeastern Schools,” said Dr. Jennifer McCormick, Indiana Superintendent of Public Instruction.“Under the leadership of Superintendent Dr. Allen Bourff and Director Danielle Riego, Hamilton Southeastern Schools represents the vision of working together for student success by ensuring English Learners, and all children, have opportunities to succeed.”

Hamilton Southeastern Schools was selected after a review of English Learner performance data from all public-school districts and charter schools, followed by a two-part interview process, including an on-site visit.

For more information on Title III funding, please visit: www.doe.in.gov/elme/title-iii-language-instruction.