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Classroom Naming Rights Abby Building Project

The Abbotsford Board of Education is inviting the community to acquire naming rights to either or both of the two building projects to be completed this coming spring and summer in preparation for the 2018-2019 school year. 

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The state of Wisconsin has a rich history of supporting early childhood education. In fact, the educating of four-year-old kindergarten (hereinafter known as “4K”) is explicitly referenced in Wisconsin’s Constitution, which was created in 1848. As a result of increased academic rigor in public schools and supporting research outlining the positive impact of early childhood education on a student’s academic trajectory, public school districts have witnessed an increase in 4K programming.

As of the 2016-2017 school year, 97% of all Wisconsin public schools offered 4K programming to the children of their communities. In addition to the educational benefits of 4K, the program has had a positive fiscal impact on school districts. Four-year- old kindergarten is a rare program that offers significant academic and financial benefits. An expanded 4K program in the ASD (two days per week to four days per week) would provide a rigorous academic and social-emotional experience for preparing students for five-year old kindergarten and beyond.

It is the purpose of this document to present the facts associated with the proposed program expansion. The board is tentatively scheduled to vote on the proposal on April 19. The vote is not a community vote and the decision to expand the 4K program in ASD rests solely with the Board of Education. Community members are encouraged to attend the March 19 meeting as it will provide a formal opportunity for the public to share comments (in support or in opposition) to the proposed implementation of a 4K program in ASD.

Thank you for taking the time to review the information in this report.

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What are the School and District Report Cards?

As part of the state accountability system, the Department of Public Instruction (DPI) produces report cards for every publicly funded school and district in Wisconsin. These Accountability Report Cards include data on multiple indicators for multiple years across four Priority Areas (Student Achievement, Growth, Closing Gaps, and On-track and Post-secondary Success). In addition, given the impact on student success, the Accountability Report Cards also measure chronic absenteeism and dropout rates. A school or district's Overall Accountability Score places the school/district into one of five Overall Accountability Ratings: