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January 21, 2022

To Do: Thank you for continuing to ensure that all students and staff take our YouthTruth Survey! We have scheduled an all admin training on Friday, February 4 9-12 to review our YouthTruth data together. +++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++ Thank you for ensuring … Continue reading

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January 14, 2022

Information: From our HS LA TOSA, Michele Clements: Your Language Arts departments are starting to think about this year’s implementation of the Common District Assessments.  In an attempt to be sure everyone is working from a common understanding of procedural … Continue reading

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January 7, 2022

To Do: Please share this schedule with your teachers: January 12, next Wednesday, is the Educator Network Day in which teachers meet with content alike teams.  Here is the schedule which has been created by the teachers (District ICCLs) leading each team. … Continue reading

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December 17, 2021

To Do: Parent notification about YouthTruth should be pushed out by today. Our YouthTruth survey window runs Jan 3-28 and we are required to notify parents of the survey prior to implementation. Here is some language Dave pulled from YouthTruth’s … Continue reading

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December 10, 2021

Thinking about our work… What’s the big deal? Stephen shared with me this quick video that clearly explains the concerns about zeros on the 100 point grading scale. To Do: Parent notification about YouthTruth needs to push out prior to winter break. … Continue reading

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December 3, 2021

To Do: School Design Plans: Please send me a quick email letting me know if you have completed your School Design Plan. +++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++ STAS Level 1:If you have not already done so, would you please click on this link to … Continue reading

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November 19, 2021

Thinking about our work… What if we scheduled time with our most disenfranchised students and invited them to help us improve their school? This book seems to speak to grounding our work in student voice. I am ordering a copy. … Continue reading

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November 12, 2021

To Do: Discrepancies in grading: After reviewing the grades from our first term, we continue to see the same discrepancies between our currently and historically underserved students and our students who consistently excel. The gap is widening. A few of … Continue reading

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November 5, 2021

Think abouts… Here is an interesting summary of research on exclusionary discipline and its ineffectiveness. If you want to dig deeper, read the entire paper: An Empirical Examination of the Effects of Suspension and Suspension Severity on Behavioral and Academic … Continue reading

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October 29, 2021

To Do: Consistent Communication is Important  It was brought to our attention at a level leaders meeting, and personally, we have experienced it and seen it for ourselves, that there is inconsistency from school to school,  in what information is … Continue reading

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