Four county schools receive state awards

PBS program creates better behaved students

Four Callaway County schools are among 267 Missouri public schools honored Monday for exemplary progress in implementing the Positive Behavior Support (PBS) program backed by the Missouri Department of Elementary and Secondary Education.

The 267 schools received bronze, silver and gold awards, depending upon their progress.

Receiving Silver Awards from state education officials were Bush Elementary School and Bartley Elementary School, both in Fulton.

Receiving Bronze Awards were McIntire Elementary School in Fulton and the Williamsburg Elementary School in the North Callaway R-1 School District.

The schools were honored during the seventh annual Schoolwide Positive Behavior Support Summer Institute at Tan-Tar-A Resort in Osage Beach.

About 1,200 educators from around the state attended the event on Monday. The institute is sponsored jointly by the Missouri Department of Elementary and Secondary Education and the University of Missouri Center for Schoolwide Positive Behavior Supports.

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