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Super's Update

Erik Manriquez works with student
Mary Kaull

Erik Manriquez remembers the day in fourth grade when his teacher’s belief in him became apparent. He was new to the class and, more importantly, new to learning in English.

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  • Washington Elementary School
student wearing a mask, looking at a laptop in the classroom
Mary Kaull

The experience of mentoring third grade students at Ellis Elementary School convinced Jaszmin Minneyfield that she made the right choice to pursue teaching as a career.

  • Ellis Elementary School
  • RU Pathway
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Academic Return on Investment graphic
Superintendent Dr. Ehren Jarrett

As we strive to improve student outcomes, the most significant investment we can make is in our faculty and staff. However, we must ensure dollars spent in other academic areas have the largest possible impact.

  • Academic Return on Investment
67 percent response rate
Superintendent Dr. Ehren Jarrett

First I want to thank all the employees who participated. This year’s response rate was 67 percent, a four-year high.

  • Employee Engagement Survey
Mar’shawn Vaughn
Mary Kaull

COVID-19 brought one good thing to Mar’shawn Vaughn’s life: a perfect career fit. Vaughn, a 2020 graduate of Auburn High School, participated in a pilot program last spring that allowed him to intern in the Rockford Public Schools’ Transportation Department.

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Student working on artwork, wearing a mask
Superintendent Dr. Ehren Jarrett

Each of you is critical to keeping our schools open and providing essential services and support to our students.

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