Posted on: by , BA PGDip, Bayview Consultancy .

The week before Thanksgiving, I had the opportunity to visit Harpswell Coastal Academy (HCA), an authorized public charter school in Maine serving grades 6-12. Upon walking into HCA, I was immediately greeted with a polite “hello” from a student.  What grabbed my attention, I admit, was not the students’ confident

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Posted on: by , Principal, New Dawn Charter High School .

I was very interested in being in the math sessions of the Network Team Institute because my school is struggling with getting decent math results. We’ve made some programmatic changes that should help our students back-fill skills they are missing prior to entering a regents level course, but my fear

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Posted on: by , Principal, New Dawn Charter High School .

  As I had done last summer, I ventured out to the Network Team Institute in Albany to get my yearly dose of module work and instructional practices that will make a dent in closing the gap in achievement in my students. I always seek correlations between the State’s message

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