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Promise, Challenges Seen in Use of Federal Turnaround Aid

Promise, Challenges Seen in Use of Federal Turnaround Aid | school turnaround | Scoop.it
A Connecticut official shares that state's experience--and lessons learned--from its participation in the multibillion-dollar School Improvement Grant Program.
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Notification of Intent to apply for certain modifications to Pennsylvania’s approved ESEA waiver

Notification of Intent to apply for certain modifications to Pennsylvania’s approved ESEA waiver | school turnaround | Scoop.it
To: All LEAs, School District Superintendents, Charter School Chief Executive Officers, Career and Technical Education Executive Officers, Intermediate Unit Executive Directors From: Rita D. Perez...
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Charter school maven Moskowitz to offer lessons to public school principals

Charter school maven Moskowitz to offer lessons to public school principals | school turnaround | Scoop.it
Eva Moskowitz, whose Success Academy charters outperform district schools on state exams, will host a conference Oct. 30 for the first 60 principals who sign up.
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Your Schools: Beacon school turnaround initiative faces early test

CMS has signed a contract with UVa. for the Beacon Initiative after interview. Here's the background: http://t.co/ryybpGAyDp
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New SIG Regulations Ramp up Focus on Early Education - EdCentral

New SIG Regulations Ramp up Focus on Early Education - EdCentral | school turnaround | Scoop.it
New SIG Regulations Ramp up Focus on Early Education EdCentral Early learning has been one of the Obama administration's strongest education initiatives in the President's second term, and the Education Department's recently proposed changes to the...
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States of education: In Tennessee, an epic turnaround and what Michigan can ... - MLive.com

States of education: In Tennessee, an epic turnaround and what Michigan can ... - MLive.com | school turnaround | Scoop.it
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New leader, changes at Erie's Pfeiffer-Burleigh School - GoErie.com

New leader, changes at Erie's Pfeiffer-Burleigh School - GoErie.com | school turnaround | Scoop.it
New leader, changes at Erie's Pfeiffer-Burleigh School
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Tom Corbett in August announced that Pfeiffer-Burleigh will receive nearly $3.7 million in federal School Improvement Grant funding to help boost school achievement.
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How do you turn a school around? - Lansing State Journal

How do you turn a school around? - Lansing State Journal | school turnaround | Scoop.it
How do you turn a school around?
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Much of the $1.7 million Eastern received in a School Improvement Grant — federal money funneled through the state — will go to staffing, Caamal Canul said.
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Next-Gen Models Break New Ground, Promote System Redesign

Next-Gen Models Break New Ground, Promote System Redesign | school turnaround | Scoop.it
Next-Gen Models Break New Ground, Promote System RedesignGuest BloggerFebruary 01st, 2013By Tom Vander Ark Editor's Note: Excerpts from this guest post originally appeared on GettingSmart.com and EdWeek.The 20 breakthrough school models recognized...
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More school for Kankakee and Bradley students - Kankakee Daily Journal

More school for Kankakee and Bradley students - Kankakee Daily Journal | school turnaround | Scoop.it
More school for Kankakee and Bradley students Kankakee Daily Journal As the recipient of a $3 million school improvement grant from the state, Lafayette will have 45 additional minutes of classroom time Monday through Thursday, compared to other...
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Joseph Tramontana

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One of the most important responsibilities of school administrators and leadership teams is to recruit and hire the best educators. Here are some tips and considerations for the hiring process.
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eCapitol - Oklahoma approaches ESEA waiver deadline... | Facebook

Oklahoma approaches ESEA waiver deadline Oklahoma has less than two weeks before approaching its deadline for an extension of the Elementary and... (RT @OSSBAoklahoma: Oklahoma approaches ESEA waiver deadline.
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Innovation does not have to be a ‘big bang’ event

Innovation does not have to be a ‘big bang’ event | school turnaround | Scoop.it
You need to try new things to be innovative and they come in many forms (Good message for your teams-Innovation does not have to be a ‘big bang’ event #leadership http://t.co/9XWjzpSmse)...
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Transcript: Why it’s harder today to build trust on teams

Transcript: Why it’s harder today to build trust on teams | school turnaround | Scoop.it
When people are moved around quickly and often, it's not easy to establish good working relationships
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Worcester Tech principal tells tale of turnaround

Worcester Tech principal tells tale of turnaround | school turnaround | Scoop.it
WORCESTER — Worcester Technical High School principal Sheila Harrity said a focus on data, teamwork, and what's best for students were the simple ingredients that turned the city's vocational education program around.
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How Principals Can Grow Teacher Excellence

How Principals Can Grow Teacher Excellence | school turnaround | Scoop.it
At Cochrane Collegiate Academy, teachers credit their principal with helping them continually improve their practice through effective PD, ongoing support, and mutual trust.
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Great Teams Start With Trust - People Development Magazine

The key to getting the most out of your team’s productivity is their trust in you as a leader. All great teams start with trust.
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6 Hallmarks Of High Performing Teams - TalentCulture

6 Hallmarks Of High Performing Teams - TalentCulture | school turnaround | Scoop.it
High performing teams aren’t just a collection of strong individual performers, and they don't rely on luck. Learn what attributes make them successful.
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In One Year, SC Turnaround School Pulls a Stunning 180

In One Year, SC Turnaround School Pulls a Stunning 180 | school turnaround | Scoop.it
Imagine if you were part of a group that was least likely, statistically speaking, to graduate high school within four years. What would you expect for your future?
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Using Leadership Teams for the Big Problems - T+D

Using Leadership Teams for the Big Problems - T+D | school turnaround | Scoop.it
Using Leadership Teams for the Big Problems T+D "A leadership team is a group of two or more people who lead organizations that represent diverse functions, geographies, or areas of expertise, and who are committed to collaboratively serving some...
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Turnaround Management: The Who, What, How, and Why -- It's All About ... - Huffington Post

Turnaround Management: The Who, What, How, and Why -- It's All About ... - Huffington Post | school turnaround | Scoop.it
Turnaround Management: The Who, What, How, and Why -- It's All About ...
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It has bailed many people out of tough situations, and a good leader knows when to trust his gut.
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Five Campuses Recognized as Federal Reward Schools - Your Houston News

Five Campuses Recognized as Federal Reward Schools - Your Houston News | school turnaround | Scoop.it
Five Campuses Recognized as Federal Reward Schools Your Houston News Five CFISD campuses have been identified as federal Reward Schools—formerly Distinguished Schools under the Elementary and Secondary Education Act (ESEA)—by the Texas Education...
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Index Page for the ESEA Flexibility Page

Index Page for the ESEA Flexibility Page | school turnaround | Scoop.it
All states information for ESEA Flexibility approval by the Secretary of Education to provide funding under the ESEA Flexibility plan. (@KPete801 @CameronMVM @PGLAB24 To obtain waiver, we have to have "college & career ready standards" (e.g.
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Change . . . Why Bother?

Change . . . Why Bother? | school turnaround | Scoop.it
Are you looking to implement change? This article identifies 7 reasons why people resist change. (RT @FSonnenberg: Why Do You or Your Teams Resist Change?
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