Buckeye Elementary principal earns prestigious award

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Congratulations, Principal Brown!
Published: Apr. 5, 2023 at 10:03 AM MST
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BUCKEYE, AZ (3TV/CBS 5) — Buckeye Elementary School’s principal recently earned a very prestigious leadership in education award.

The Milken Educator Award grants $25,000 to a leader who works in a local school. The school’s achievement growth grew significantly in since 2018, moving from an F rating to a B. Principal Megan Brown has incorporated a Tier 1 literacy program, phonics, smaller group instruction, and more.

Principal Brown has also increased the staff retention rate to 90% since 2018 when she took over. She’s the first educator from the school district to earn this award. Congratulations, Principal Brown!

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