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  • NCSU Convenes for Annual Center and Advisory Board Meeting in Nashville

    NCSU will hold its annual partner-planning meeting in Nashville, Tennessee on Thursday, October 9, 2014. Faculty and staff from the Center’s six research universities will be in attendance - Vanderbilt University, University of North Carolina, Florida State University, University of Wisconsin, Georgia State University and University of California-Riverside. The Education Development Center and district coordinators from Fort Worth Independent School District and Broward County Public Schools will also be in attendance.

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    Posted October 9, 2014
  • NCSU Director Featured on BYU Radio

    Dr. Marisa Cannata, Director of the National Center on Scaling Up Effective Schools, was interviewed about the keys to effective education by BYU Radio, a talk radio station at Brigham Young University.

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    Posted September 10, 2014
  • NCSU research assistants recognized for quality research

    Ariel Tichnor-Wagner and Danielle Allen, both NCSU research assistants at UNC-Chapel Hill, received the School Effectiveness and School Improvement SIG Most Highly Scored Graduate Student Paper award for the paper Accountable for Caring: Cultivating Teachers Who Care in Urban High Schools, presented at the 2014 annual meeting of the American Educational Research Association. Congratulations on their accomplishment! NCSU is committed to high quality research and this award reflects that commitment to quality.

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    Posted July 31, 2014
  • Learn more about NCSU at AERA

    The National Center for Scaling Up Effective Schools work will be well-represented at the annual meeting of the American Education Research Association (AERA) in Philadelphia this year. We hope to see you there!

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    Posted April 1, 2014
  • NCSU Advisory Board Member's blogs about improvement research

    NCSU Advisory Board Member Donald Peurach, Assistant Professor of Educational Studies at the University of Michigan’s School of Education, published an article in the Huffington Post’s “Lessons from Innovators” blog.

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    Posted February 25, 2014
  • Newspaper Article by Vanderbilt Dean of Education Features NCSU Report on Fort Worth Findings

    A column published in The Tennessean (November 7, 2013) by Camila Benbow, Dean of Peabody College of Education and Human Development, features the findings of the recently released report from the National Center for Scaling Up .

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    Posted November 7, 2013
  • NCSU Director, Thomas M. Smith, was quoted in the October 18th Atlantic Monthly Article

    NCSU Director, Thomas M. Smith, was quoted in the October 18th Atlantic Monthly article entitled, Why Do Teachers Quit? And why do they stay?

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    Posted October 30, 2013
  • New report from NCSU on Student Ownership and Responsibility

    We are excited to announce the release of our second research report detailing findings about the importance of students taking ownership and responsibility for their own learning.

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    Posted October 1, 2013
  • The National Center on Scaling Up Effective Schools is beginning pilot implementation of innovation prototypes

    The National Center on Scaling Up Effective Schools is beginning pilot implementation of innovation prototypes in Broward County Public School (BCPS) and Fort Worth Independent School District (FWISD). Working in close collaboration with our district partners through a District Innovation Design Team in each district during the 2012-13 school year, we developed an initial prototype that addresses the design challenge in each district-- Personalization for Academic and Social Learning (PASL) in BCPS and Student Ownership and Responsibility (SOAR) in FWISD.

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    Posted September 19, 2013
  • The National Center on Scaling Up Effective Schools extends thanks to teachers

    In honor of Teacher Appreciation Week, those of us at the National Center on Scaling Up Effective Schools extend our thanks to the numerous teachers who have participated in our efforts to identify and scale up the practices that make high schools effective.

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    Posted May 6, 2013
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