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Appreciating Teachers By Supporting Teachers

May 7, 2018

A Blog From Allan Golston: Appreciating Teachers By Supporting Teachers Would you be where you are today without the people in your life who encouraged and inspired you? If you’re like me, the answer is ‘no.’ As we celebrate Teacher Appreciation Week this week across the country and here at the…

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Teacher Practice Networks Collaborate to Advance Standards-Aligned Practices

December 11, 2017 | Professional DevelopmentStudent Achievement

Research shows that teachers learn best from each other, and that a school leadership model that leverages teacher leadership can positively impact instruction. Why not turn to teachers to help lead in the area they know best? School leadership should include teacher leaders as part of the solution to improving…

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University of Chicago Network for College Success Helps Educators “Master the Art of Learning from Colleagues”

December 11, 2017 | Student Achievement

Collaboration is key to creating strong learning communities within and between schools. The Network for College Success (NCS), which brings together school leadership teams from 15 high schools in Chicago to look at each others’ data and share strategies, is a great example of this collaboration. As part of NCS,…

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We Want to Hear from You: How Have You Used Continuous Improvement to Support Student Achievement?

October 25, 2017 | Student Achievement

As the foundation focuses grantmaking efforts on middle and high schools, there is still much to learn about the work and needs of these schools in networks. Our K-12 team invites organizations that have facilitated networks for school improvement or believe they have the skills to do so to respond…