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Getting a Head Start

Workbooks distributed to Camden's newest students
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Wed, 08/12/2015

What Makes a Good Teacher?

WBUR highlights Roxbury Prep teachers
Mon, 05/23/2011

Getting a Kid from Newark to Oberlin

Uncommon Schools Founder Norman Atkins discusses what the best teachers are doing now
News Source: The Wall Street Journal
Sat, 10/30/2010

New Podcast: Learning from Great Teachers

Uncommon Schools Managing Director Doug Lemov talks with Education Next about his efforts to identify what great teachers are doing in the classroom
News Source: Education Next
Mon, 07/19/2010

Kings Collegiate featured on 60 Minutes

Kings Collegiate and 7th grade student Darius Archer are highlighted on CBS's 60 Minutes
News Source: CBS News
Sun, 06/27/2010

Enterprising Willamette graduate leads successful inner-city charter school

Julie Kennedy, Founding Principal of Williamsburg Collegiate Charter School, featured in article, "Clearing a Path to College"
News Source: Willamette University
Wed, 06/16/2010

Obama's education czar charters a course to Brooklyn

U.S. Secretary of Education Arne Duncan visits Kings Collegiate Charter School
News Source: New York Post
Sat, 05/15/2010

Simple Techniques Can Make You a Great Teacher

Uncommons Schools Managing Director Doug Lemov, North Star Academy Vailsburg Elementary Principal Julie Jackson, and Williamsburg Collegiate Principal Julie Kennedy discuss the Taxonomy of Effective Teaching Practices - NPR's Talk of the Nation
News Source: NPR
Tue, 05/11/2010

Celebrating the Future. Putting Children First.

Mayor Robert J. Duffy mentions True North Rochester Preparatory Charter School in 2010 State of the City Address - City of Rochester, New York
News Source: City of Rochester, NY
Mon, 05/03/2010

Despite Push, Success at Charter Schools is Mixed

Williamsburg Collegiate Charter School featured in article discussing charter schools across the country - The New York Times
News Source: The New York Times
Sat, 05/01/2010