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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 .
NCSU Director, Thomas M. Smith, was quoted in the October 18th Atlantic Monthly article entitled, Why Do Teachers Quit? And why do they stay?
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.
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.
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 San Francisco on April 28th through May 1, 2013.
NCSU Advisory Board member, Russell Rumberger (University of California, Santa Barbara) is one of 23 scholars recently announced as 2013 AERA Fellows.
Four members of the NCSU team named in the Edu-Scholar Public Presence Rankings
Education Week (October 16th online and October 17th in print) mentions the innovative work of the National Center for Scaling Up Effective Schools (NCSU).
On October 5th , NCSU director, Thomas Smith, gave an invited presentation on design-based implementation research to the National Board for Education Sciences, the governing board of IES, in Washington, DC.
NASHVILLE, Tenn. – The National Center on Scaling Up Effective Schools at Vanderbilt University’s Peabody College announced today the next phase of their partnership with Broward County Public Schools to study and “scale up” effective practices of these Florida high schools.
NCSU is funded by a 5 year grant (R305C100023) from the U.S. Department of Education’s Institute of Education Sciences.