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What are the location and theme of the January Tonsk Report?  Be the first to watch the Tonsk Report and correctly identify the location and theme of the Tonsk Report and win the prize!
 
The January Tonsk Report is a photo of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. during the 1963 March on Washington at which he delivered his eloquent and beautiful "I Have a Dream" speech.  His exact location is the Washington D.C. Mall.
 
And the winner(s) is Tyler Price from Whitehorse High School!
 

Krest Knight is our Special Education Employee of the Month for January 2015.  Krest is a first-year special education teacher at Whitehorse High School?

Congratulations to Krest for all his hard work! Enjoy your parking spot while it lasts!

"We conclude that in the field of public education the doctrine of 'separate but equal' has no place.  Separate educational facilities are inherently unequal."

-Earl Warren, Chief Justice of the U.S. Supreme Court 

 January Question: As this is the month we celebrate Dr. Martin Luther King Jr., the great Civil Rights Leader, what was the landmark Supreme Court case that changed the face of American education forever by stating that "separate education facilities are inherently unequal?"

Answer: Brown v. Board of Education of Topeka, Kansas (1954)

More information about this landmark case can be found by clicking this link.

And the winner is Tyler Price, the Trivia Man!

The correct answer must be received by January 31, 2015.

This is our ongoing game.  If you know the answer to the trivia question, please respond to me via email at adone@sjsd.org.  The first person to respond with the correct answer will receive the prize.  The monthly trivia question may pertain to anything.

Attached are two very helpful documents that explain the implementation of Response to Intervention and Child Find in San Juan School District.
We hope you find this information useful and please do not hesitate to contact us if you have any questions.