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Uncommon Wins 2013 Broad Prize for Public Charter Schools

Uncommon Schools is the winner of the 2013 Broad Prize for Public Charter Schools and will receive $250,000 to support college-readiness efforts for their students, The Eli and Edythe Broad Foundation announced today.
News Source: The Broad Foundation
Tue, 07/02/2013

Uncommon Schools: Turning Urban Schools Into Springboards to College” white paper is released (March 2014)
 

Uncommon Highlighted in New CREDO Report

• Uncommon was featured in a CREDO study of charter school growth and replication. The study highlights Uncommon as proof that “it IS possible to take innovation to scale and maintain a focus on quality,”
News Source: CREDO at Standford
Fri, 02/01/2013

 

Uncommon was featured in a CREDO study of charter school growth and replication. The study highlights Uncommon as proof that “it IS possible to take innovation to scale and maintain a focus on quality,” finding specifically that:

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Uncommon Highlighted in a New York Times Editorial on Charter Schools

The New York Times speaks highly of Uncommon’s success as a charter network
News Source: New York Times
Fri, 02/01/2013

The charter school movement gained a foothold in American education two decades ago partly by asserting that independently run, publicly financed schools would outperform traditional public schools if they were exempted from onerous regulations.

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Uncommon Teacher Op-Ed in the Huffington Post

Stephen Chiger, a North Star Academy Instructional Fellow, wrote an article addressing literature in the common core in the Huffington Post.
News Source: Huffington Post
Wed, 12/19/2012

 

"It is rare in a working environment that someone says, "Johnson, I need a market analysis by Friday but before that I need a compelling account of your childhood."

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When ZIP code isn’t destiny

Small changes can offer big benefits for low-income students
News Source: Harvard Gazette
Fri, 11/16/2012

Doug Lemov is obsessed with finding out what makes teachers sparkle.

Teaching Like A Champion in New Hampshire

Laconia Middle School Adopts Techniques
News Source: Laconia Daily Sun
Thu, 01/05/2012

What Makes a Good Teacher?

WBUR highlights Roxbury Prep teachers
Mon, 05/23/2011

Getting a Kid from Newark to Oberlin

Uncommon Schools Founder Norman Atkins discusses what the best teachers are doing now
News Source: The Wall Street Journal
Sat, 10/30/2010

New Podcast: Learning from Great Teachers

Uncommon Schools Managing Director Doug Lemov talks with Education Next about his efforts to identify what great teachers are doing in the classroom
News Source: Education Next
Mon, 07/19/2010

Kings Collegiate featured on 60 Minutes

Kings Collegiate and 7th grade student Darius Archer are highlighted on CBS's 60 Minutes
News Source: CBS News
Sun, 06/27/2010