September 22, 2017
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Élan Academy: Bringing a Flavor of Excellence to New Orleans

by Melody Martin elanie Askew loves words and language. The founder and leader of Élan Academy in New Orleans glows when discussing the importance of language […]
August 25, 2017
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Building a Better Buffalo: Two Buffalo, New York Fellows Reflect on What Brought Them Home

by: Melody Martin “If we don’t get education right, all of this forward progress is for nothing,” muses Joelle Formato, 2016 BES Fellow, reflecting on her […]
July 18, 2017
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Setting Annual Priorities

by Stephanie Patton The end of year in any school is hectic – celebrations, awards, field trips, pushes for enrollment, hiring, end of year meetings with staff, […]
May 24, 2017
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Positive Culture: Assess your Rituals

by Jill Dunchick Early spring, the single most disjointed time in the majority of our schools as we balance the administration of standardized state tests, carefully […]
April 25, 2017
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In Conversation with Martin West

by Aasimah Navlakhi I met Marty West in Cambridge, on one of those elusive early spring days marked by warm sun and cool breeze. His office […]
March 29, 2017
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From Mississippi to the Middle East: The Global Impact of Ken Campbell’s Career

By Aasimah Navlakhi   When Ken Campbell looks back on his early years, his most vivid memory is that of his mother walking him downtown – in […]
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