Anoka-Hennepin’s Law Named Superintendent of the Year
The Anoka-Hennepin School District has a reason to celebrate. The Minnesota Association of School Administrators (MASA) named Superintendent David Law superintendent of the year. Law received the award on October 7th.
Law is also president of the Minnesota Association of School Administrators. He received the award at the organization’s annual two-day conference.
Law has been with the district for six years. He says the Anoka-Hennepin District is doing many wonderful things. He also touts academic success at Champlin Park High School as one of the reasons for the honor.
“Champlin Park High School, in Hennepin County, this year had a significant gap closure in graduation rates,” explained Law. “Where the school’s graduation went up, but the black student graduation gap closed significantly to just under 3 points from 92 percent to 89 percent, which was noteworthy.”
The top leader says the district implemented many changes to make sure students feel more connected to school. Some examples include different support systems, engaging course work, and student forums to talk about issues important to students.
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