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Canonsburg Middle School

Canonsburg Middle School is one of 38 middle schools in Pennsylvania that have been named Don Eichhorn “Schools to Watch.” This is the third time in nine years that the school has been nationally designated as part of the recognition program developed by the National Forum to Accelerate Middle-Grades Reform. CLICK HERE to read the [...]

By |January 25th, 2017|Blog, Home page, National Forum News, Schools to Watch News, Uncategorized|Comments Off on Canonsburg Middle School

New Executive Director

The National Forum to Accelerate Middle-Grades Reform is pleased to announce our new Executive Director. CLICK HERE to read our press release.  

By |June 1st, 2016|Home page|Comments Off on New Executive Director

New resource for National Forum STW State Directors

Document resulting from 2010 i3: New resource for National Forum STW State Directors Coaches Handbook - This document, The Schools to Watch: School Transformation Network…Director, Coach and Mentor Handbook, was created to help our STW state “hubs” prepare for and learn to be a service provider to schools in need to improvement.  

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2010 i3 Final Evaluation Report

CPRD, who works with the National Forum on the 2010 I3 Schools to Watch (STW) Transformation Network Project, has released the Final Evaluation Report.  CLICK HERE to read the Final Report.

By |February 2nd, 2016|Blog, Home page, i3 News, National Forum News, Schools to Watch News|Comments Off on 2010 i3 Final Evaluation Report

Improve Schools through Leadership Development

On November 4, a team representing the National Forum to Accelerate Middle-Grades Reform spent the day at Mayfield Middle School. This activity was connected to an i3 Federal grant that involves 6 Kentucky middle schools, including Mayfield Middle, in an effort to improve schools through leadership development. To read more CLICK HERE for the press [...]

By |December 7th, 2015|Blog, Home page, i3 News, National Forum News, Schools to Watch News|Comments Off on Improve Schools through Leadership Development

SEED Grant Press Release

By |October 12th, 2015|Blog, Home page, National Forum News, Schools to Watch News|Comments Off on SEED Grant Press Release

Middle School Matters

The Middle School Matters (MSM) initiative at the George W. Bush Institute seeks to increase the number of middle grade students who are prepared for high school and postsecondary success. The two primary methods to help teachers achieve this are 1) using solid research to develop a collection of free resources and support for middle grade reform initiatives, school [...]

By |June 3rd, 2015|Blog, Home page, National Forum News, Schools to Watch News|Comments Off on Middle School Matters

Report: Support for middle, secondary education insufficient

Education Daily® Report: Support for middle, secondary education insufficient By Jean Gossman As education stakeholders are focusing on President Obama’s goal of universal high school graduation by 2020, research in recent years has indicated the importance of middle grades educa­tion to high school success. Yet “federal resources for middle and high schools are paltry in [...]

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Executive Director Application Timeline

The National Forum to Accelerate Middle Grades Reform is seeking quailed applicants for the position of Executive Director. The timeline for the process is: May 15, 2015 - Letters of interest are due to Linda Allen, lindaallen654@gmail.com. May 29, 2015 – Curriculum Vitae with references is due to Linda Allen, lindaallen654@gmail.com and Cecilia Daniels, cdaniel4@jhu.edu. [...]

By |May 8th, 2015|Home page, National Forum News, Schools to Watch News, Uncategorized|Comments Off on Executive Director Application Timeline

National Forum Webinar March 24, 2015

We wanted to share with you the National Forum webinar from today.

By |March 24th, 2015|Blog, Home page, i3 News, National Forum News, Schools to Watch News|Comments Off on National Forum Webinar March 24, 2015