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by Mark Kostin When I was a graduate student in the early 1990s pursuing an educational leadership and policy degree, I was introduced by my adviser to a unique (at least,
by Dr. Jennifer Jo L. Dufort Carol Dweck introduced the world to the concept of growth mindset in 2006 with the release of her book, “Mindset.” Growth mindset is scientifically anchored
As more and more schools across the United States make the transition to proficiency-, competency-, or mastery-based systems of instruction, assessment, grading, and academic reporting, one question often comes to dominate conversations in community after community: How will mastery-based grades and transcripts impact students when they apply to college? In fact, this question can become so emotionally urgent for some students and families that it can render all other issues—including all the many advantages and benefits of mastery-based learning—effectively invisible.
Q&A: Nancy Davis Griffin, VP of Enrollment Management & Student Affairs for the University of Southern Maine
Nancy has worked in higher education for over 35 years. She’s worked directly in admissions as a Dean and a Director, and now she oversees admissions, financial aid, and a
Recognition given during state superintendents association’s conferenceHENRY COUNTY, GA – Henry County Schools Superintendent received a prestigious award recently during the Georgia School Superintendents Association’s (GSSA) Spring Bootstrap Conference in
The Rhode Island Department of Education and The Great Schools Partnership Kick Off Rhode Island Learning Champions Program
Today, educators from around the state came together as part of the Rhode Island Learning Champions program, a joint initiative by the Rhode Island Department of Education (RIDE) and Great Schools Partnership. The 90 Learning Champions come from 24 school districts, as well as charter schools, and represent a diverse array of educational programming, including early childhood, special education, after-school programs, and adult education.