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Alliance for Pub Charter Schools

Leadership

Great Boards for Great Schools

By Brian Jones & Tom Vander Ark. Good schools change communities by lifting expectations, reinforcing positive values, preparing thoughtful citizens, and building property values. That's why we feel so strongly about expanding access to quality schools.

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Learning

Smart Cities Q&A with Jessie Woolley-Wilson

I recently sat down with DreamBox CEO Jessie Woolley-Wilson a former Blackboard executive, who also serves as director of the International Association for K-12 Online Learning. Here's our conversation.

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Alliance for Pub Charter Schools

Leadership

New Partnership to Strengthen Charter School Boards

The National Alliance for Public Charter Schools and Charter Board Partners (CBP) announced a partnership today to provide access to tools, resources, and supports for the governing boards of public charter schools.

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EdTech

Getting Smart on Social Media

SMART BUNDLE Getting Smart on Social Media guide provide tips and tricks of the trade for edupreneurs on the effective and easy use of social media.

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Learning

6th-Graders Have Their Say: Why Students Value Blogging

I introduced blogging to my sixth-graders because I believe it is the most authentic way to teach our students how to write, and I feel enormously gratified that my students themselves recognize how much they have learned through blogging. There is no doubt in my mind that this is one of the best tools we can use to h...

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Read 180

READ 180, the most effective system for raising student achievement in grades 4-12+ is the most powerful tool to prepare students to meet the rigorous reading and writing expectations of the new standards. READ 180 will ensure all students have an explicit and accelerated path to college and career readiness.

American jobs act

Leadership

President Signs Jobs Bill

Passed by congress on July 9, the Workforce Innovation and Opportunity Act will streamline the federal workforce training system, trimming 15 programs that don’t work, giving schools the opportunity to cater their services to the needs of their region, and empowering businesses to identify what skills workers need fo...

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Learning

Make or Break, Why Middle School Math Counts

The middle school landscape is interesting no matter how you spin it, but combine students’ physical and emotional changes with new and difficult content, and unique challenges face educators and students alike. Middle school is a time of development, discovery and transition for students - but also an exciting and p...

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