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Middle Grade Math Blends: 10 Lessons Learned

We’ve been studying middle grade math blends and with the help of guest authors and partners we’ve observed 10 lessons.

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Leadership

Local & State Policies That Boost Achievement & Innovation

Local and state policy makers should enact pro-growth, pro-achievement, pro-employability, and pro-innovation policies to help boost achievement and innovation.

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EdTech

EdTech 10: No Brain Drain Here

Summer Brain Drain is a well-documented concept. However, our team has recently noticed that the dreaded “summer slump” that sends out-of-practice kids into classrooms each fall doesn’t seem to affect adults. In fact, we’ve got evidence that teachers and leaders will be showing up with new tools to drive new pr...

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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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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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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.

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EdTech

EdTech 10: “A” is for Access

The letter of the week is “A” for Access, and this week we noticed meaningful movement in expanding it! Check out this week’s top ten edtech news stories that reveal student access to high-quality learning opportunities is on the rise.

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Course Access Can Expand Learning Opportunities to Underserved Students

Newly released, “Leading in an Era of Change: Making the Most of Course Access Programs,” highlights policies and signals an important evolution from school choice to course choice.

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