Parental engagement & personalized learning can help bridge achievement gap between rich & poor...

According to an analysis by the New Hampshire Department of Education, school districts that spend the most money per pupil typically get the best...
new york consortium performance-based assessments

New York’s performance-based assessments result in substantial student growth & improved outcomes

A Consortium of public schools in New York has been a model of school improvement and student achievement through performance-based assessments and student-centered learning....

Navigating Our Way: Respecting and Supporting All Pathways to Success

As Seymour and Sylvie grow up, they learn about and opt for two different pathways through learning and life. Neither path is better –...

The Bell Curve is Nonsense

The “Bell Curve” has dominated how we think about learning and assessment and significantly limits the potential of our children. We know all kids...

Are NH students ready for life after high school?

How can we know what is working for students in our public schools? Each student is different, with unique strengths and areas of need....
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What do the 1950’s Air Force and some school classrooms have in common?

In the 1950’s, the Air Force realized performance results for pilots were improved when they stopped designing for "average" but made jet cockpits adjustable....

When the focus is on the student, not the class

At Pittsfield Middle High School, student-centered learning has transformed the entire school culture--from grading, to the classroom schedule, to how teachers interact with students....

How To Weave Growth Mindset Into School Culture

California High School student Adilene Rodriguez spoke with KQED MindShift about how her teachers gave her confidence in the classroom through changing her approach...

Community engagement and student voice transformed this Pittsfield school

Pittsfield Middle High School has transformed from one of New Hampshire's lowest performing schools to a national model for school-community partnerships and student-centered learning....

Deeper Learning: What We Know So Far

What is deeper learning? How can it help students become engaged in their own learning and development? Getting Smart featured an overview, including research...

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