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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...

NH school once in crisis, now a national model for student-centered learning

Pittsfield Middle High School has undergone a significant transformation over the past several years. Facing a 40% reduction in enrollment, reduced funding, and low...

Pittsfield Middle High School’s journey to competency-based learning

The Council of Chief State School Officers (CCSSO) has put up a new web page about New Hampshire's approach to competency-based learning.  It features a...

Sanborn Regional School District praised as ‘leader in education’ by Governor Hassan and Nellie...

Sanborn Regional School District was recently awarded $100,000 by the Nellie Mae Education Foundation for its commendable work in competency-based education and personalized learning,...

As PACE program grows, teachers and administrators "thrilled" with progress

Senior staff of the Council of Chief State School Officers visited several of New Hampshire's widely-watched PACE districts recently to get an idea of how schools...

Huffington Post features "Smart Parents" blog to help parents advocate for student centered learning...

The Huffington Post, in partnership with the Nellie Mae Foundation, is launching a new blog called "Smart Parents," featuring articles and stories about innovative...

Leading with a question: Inquiry-based learning at Pittsfield Middle High School

In this Pittsfield Middle High School English class, students ask: why am I here? Teacher Jenny Wellington guides students through the unit, challenging students...

Extended Learning Opportunities put students' passions and interests at the center of their learning...

Pittsfield Middle High School has been a statewide and national model for anytime, anywhere learning with Extended Learning Opportunities (ELOs).  Whether its early childhood...

Pittsfield Superintendent: District turned schools around with competency-based education

In response to a previous student's letter to the editor of the Concord Monitor, Pittsfield Superintendent John J. Freeman brought attention to the district's...