Dr. Wendy Robinson Appointed to Indiana's 2007 Education Roundtable - May 22, 2007

Record Number: 3220
Displayed from: May 22, 2007 , until: Jun 08, 2007

Governor Mitch Daniels and Superintendent of Public Instruction Suellen Reed announced that Fort Wayne Community Schools' Superintendent Dr. Wendy Robinson is once again appointed to Indiana's Education Roundtable. This group, formalized by legislation in 1999, is charged with making recommendations on improving student achievement to the Governor, the Superintendent of Public Instruction, General Assembly, State Board of Education and others. The Roundtable is also responsible for ensuring that Indiana has world class academic standards, aligned assessments and rigorous passing scores to measure student achievement.

With nearly 30,000 students, Fort Wayne Community Schools is one of the largest school districts in Indiana. FWCS proudly allows families to choose any of its 50 schools through its successful school-choice program creating diversity in each school, including some with more than 75 languages spoken. FWCS offers seven magnet schools focusing on areas such as science and math, communication, fine arts or Montessori at the elementary and middle school level. In high school, students can choose from the prestigious International Baccalaureate program, Project Lead the Way or New Tech Academy as well as other rigorous academic and specialty training programs.