March 22, 2016
-This morning, we honor and challenge the doers in the world.-

Strengthening Our Resolve, On a Morning Like This

by Sue Walsh On too many mornings, we hear of horrific loss and suffering at the hands of extremists determined to send a message through violence. […]
March 16, 2016
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Role Play & Real-Time Feedback: Proven Coaching Techniques from Practiced BES Coaches

By Paul Adler and Stephanie Patton A coach, as defined by Webster, is a person who teaches and trains an athlete or performer. Over the last […]
March 2, 2016
2015 Report Card Map

Grades Are In!

by Tara Deonauth At Building Excellent Schools, we measure what matters. Throughout the year, we collect and analyze data to measure the growth and achievement of […]
January 25, 2016
Time

From Linda’s Desk:

By Linda Brown Time. The scarcest and most valued resource we have in a society that quickly shifts into an always on, always connected stage of […]
January 25, 2016
Operations

A Customer Service Mindset in School Operations

by Katie Dankleff School leaders spend a great deal of time addressing the issue of teacher retention. They are quick to point to salaries and hours […]
January 25, 2016
New York City Charter School Center visits South Bronx Classical Charter School, Wednesday, Sept. 3, 2014.

From Wall Street to the South Bronx: Taking a Charter Fellowship and Changing a Community

by Aasimah Navlakhi When Lester Long graduated from college, he was on track to become a run-of-the-mill corporate suit. For eight years he worked within the […]
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