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Need for quality public education critical

01.01.70

During this years American Education Week Nov. 12-18, 2006 millions of Americans will join the National Education Association (NEA) in raising awareness about the critical need to provide every child with a quality public education.
Throughout the week, NEA will organize a number of activities nationwide to reinforce American Education Weeks 2006 theme, Great Public Schools: A Basic Right and Our Responsibility. The theme represents NEAs call to all Americans to do their part in providing quality public education to children so that they can grow and achieve in the 21st century.
American Education Week spotlights the different people who are critical in building great public schools for the nations 50 million K-12 students.
Ottumwas American Education Weeks celebration include:
∙ All week business people from around the area will be invited into Ottumwa classrooms to share their time, talents, and expertise with Ottumwa students.
∙ Today, all Ottumwa School employees and teacher-for-aday participants are invited to a social at the Knights of Columbus Hall from 4-6:30 p.m. This annual social is courtesy of North & South Hy-Vee, Wells Fargo Bank, and Ottumwa Chamber of Commerce.
The Ottumwa Education Association welcomes parents, business people and interested citizens to become involved in the education of our Ottumwa students. Together we can all make a difference.
Please join Ottumwa Education Association this week (and beyond) in making a positive difference in the quality education of our future leaders.
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Brenda Rhoads and Jane Lechner are co-presidents of Ottumwa Education Association

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