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2019 National ESEA Distinguished School

SALK ELEMENTARY NAMED NATIONAL ESEA DISTINGUISHED SCHOOL- Jonas Salk Elementary School in Bolingbrook is one of just 73 U.S. schools named a 2019 National ESEA (Elementary and Secondary Education Act) Distinguished School for the extraordinary success of their students.
“At Jonas Salk Elementary School, we welcome all students,” said Principal Mrs. Alyson Ewald. “We focus on student growth and learning. We make sure every day our students are here to learn and the instruction they are presented is rigorous, but also appropriate for them. Our staff and teachers are also diligent in providing a welcoming and safe learning environment.”
The National Association of ESEA State Program Administrators (NAESPA)—formerly the National Title I Association—has been selecting examples of superior, federally funded school programs for national recognition through the National ESEA Distinguished Schools program (recently renamed from its predecessor, the National Title I Distinguished Schools program) since 1996. Distinguished School designation celebrates the efforts of schools across the country making significant improvements.