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Getting a Head Start

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

What Makes a Good Teacher?

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

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, 2010/10/30

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, 2010/07/19

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, 2010/06/27

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, 2010/06/16

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, 2010/05/15

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, 2010/05/11

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, 2010/05/03

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, 2010/05/01