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Schools Prove They can Make Dramatic Improvements With Their Own Teachers: No Sanctions Necessary

Schools Prove They can Make Dramatic Improvements With Their Own Teachers: No Sanctions Necessary By Robin Lambert Rural Policy Matters, June 2013, published by the Rural School and Community Trust, www.ruraledu.org

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USDE Notifies Forum of i3 Highest Ranked Proposal

CLICK HERE to read the Department of Education Press Release

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Building a Great School: No Punitive Sanctions Allows

Building a Great School: No Punitive Sanctions Allows By Robin Lambert Rural Policy Matters, June 2013, published by the Rural School and Community Trust, www.ruraledu.org

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One of the i3 Mentor Schools are Going Green

CLICK HERE to see a video of Evergreen Academy in Chicago, IL and how they are working towards a Green School.

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Glickman-Rogers Receives 2014 Distinguished Educator Award

Here is an article written by one of our STW Schools that was published in a PA Administrative Journal. This is a great article about the STW process and what it has done for this school. CLICK HERE to read more.

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Common-Sense Strategies to Reduce Chronic Absenteeism

The Alliance for Excellent Education, Attendance Works, and the Data Quality Campaign Invite You to Attend a Webex Toward Smarter State School Attendance Policies: Common-Sense Strategies to Reduce Chronic Absenteeism Monday, September 16, 2013 1:00 p.m. – 2:30 p.m. (EDT) Panelists Hedy Chang, Director, Attendance Works Karen Crompton, President, Voices for Utah Children Fred Jones, [...]

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Seneca Valley Middle School, PA STEM Fems Program

Seneca Valley Middle School, PA STEM Fems Program Read more: CLICK HERE

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Grad Nation Community Guidebook Released — Now Online!

This year's Building a Grad Nation Report highlighted the impressive progress the country has made in preparing all children for success. The updated Grad Nation Community Guidebook -- now available online -- shows us how to accelerate change. The Community Guidebook builds on the success of the original Guidebook, which has been the most widely [...]

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HJHS Named School to Watch

Hillsboro Junior High School Earns Texas Schools to Watch Status

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Dr. Ken Nicely 2013 winner of the Dr. Ted Sizer Dissertation Competition

NASSP has announced the winners of its 2013 Dr. Ted Sizer Dissertation Competition. Dr. Ken Nicely won for the middle school competition. Dr. Ken Nicely, winner of the middle level competition, is the director of secondary instruction and technology for Roanoke (VA) County Public Schools. His dissertation, Middle Level Schools in an Era of Standards [...]

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