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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.
On September 13th, NCSU director, Thomas Smith, was invited as an expert witness to testify before the Texas Senate Committee on Education.
NASHVILLE, Tenn. – The National Center on Scaling Up Effective Schools, a research center housed at Vanderbilt University’s Peabody College, held its first national conference on identifying practices of highly effective high schools and the process of “scaling up” or transferring those methods to less effective schools in the same districts.
NCSU director, Thomas Smith, has been appointed to an ad hoc National Research Council committee to develop an evaluation framework for successful K-12 STEM education
NCSU is funded by a 5 year grant (R305C100023) from the U.S. Department of Education’s Institute of Education Sciences.