April 29, 2013 by PSC Editor
Living in the highest poverty zip code in the state of Washington, students at Rogers High School in Spokane face a lot of adversity. But that doesn’t stop the staff from setting high behavior and academic expectations, which is helping the school’s reputation change quickly.
April 18, 2013 by Brenda Álvarez
Today’s education reform climate seems to focus on a misguided narrative of unions as obstructionists and educators as villains, ignoring how educators and their unions are leading successful reform efforts all across the country. Here’s how Seattle is leading the profession.
April 2, 2013 by Brenda Álvarez
The first round of School Improvement Grant funding is now in its last year. Looking back, what’s been learned through SIG schools receiving NEA support? More important, what will happen once the funding ends?
December 20, 2012 by PSC Editor
Meaningful partnerships are needed more than ever. That’s why, the NEA Foundation and DonorsChoose.org teamed up to award several Priority Schools with hundreds of dollars in grant funding.
July 11, 2012 by Amy Buffenbarger
Three schools in Marysville, Washington, show how, given the tools, educators are raising and sustaining the quality of their profession and the quality of education for their students.
May 2, 2012 by PSC Editor
Staff and students at Quil Ceda and Tulalip Elementary Schools are on their way to becoming the high-achieving school they know they can be. This video highlights the specific measures staff have taken to build their effectiveness.
March 7, 2012 by Staci Maiers
What happens when a group of educators, parents and community members go into the woods? They come out with new ways to help sustain school change for student success.
January 23, 2012 by John Rosales
They had the highest 2010-11 reading test scores in their district for grades 3-5. In math, they showed the greatest growth in their district. They made AYP for the first time in seven years. Students and staff at West Seattle Elementary School are on the right path.
September 23, 2011 by John Rosales
It’s late. The school day is over. Outside the rain-soaked grounds of West Seattle Elementary School in Washington, parents begin arriving for a meeting with Elizabeth Enriquez, a bilingual instructional assistant. Many of these parents are Latino immigrants. They are…
September 19, 2011 by PSC Editor
Standing Strong for Students Fall marks the start of Year Two of PSC providing intensive support to 34 schools across 16 states. To engage educators early in the school year, NEA executed a back-to-school tour showcasing NEA members helping students succeed…
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