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Using Data to Drive Growth in Student Behavior

Roots Elementary is a charter school that opened in 2015 to serve some of Denver, Colorado’s historically underserved communities. Their school is located in what was formerly the Holly Square shopping center – a center of activity and community in the neighborhood until gang violence in resulted in its firebombing and complete destruction in 2008. […]

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Rethinking Detention

The word “detention” stirs up a distinct physical and emotional reaction in us. Maybe it resurfaces a negative memory of sitting silently in a classroom, staring the blackboard while your friends play outside on the playground. Maybe it invokes a feeling of shame or fear. Regardless, for most of us, it’s not a positive or restorative […]

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Maximizing the Effectiveness of Exit Tickets

Last month’s blog featured Hanna Jadin, Founding Dean of Students at Milwaukee Excellence Charter School, which is in its second year of serving 6th and 7th graders. In March, we highlighted their seven step process for using data to inform academic and cultural changes. They’re doing so much cool stuff with data that we couldn’t stop with […]

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Making Adjustments for Real Impact

Hanna Jadin is the Founding Dean of Students at Milwaukee Excellence Charter School, which first opened its doors in the 2016-2017 school year and currently serves 240 6th and 7th graders. Milwaukee Excellence is located in 53206, an area featured in the documentary, “MILWAUKEE 53206” as the highest incarcerated zip code in the country. Their school […]

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Sync Assessments From Google Classroom Into Your Electronic Gradebook in Seconds!

Do you LOVE Google Classroom? Contact us to learn more!   Do you spend precious time manually entering quizzes, homeworks, and essays from Google Classroom into your gradebook? Learn how Schoolrunner’s new integration with Google Classroom eliminates the need for double-entry, saving valuable time and allowing you to focus on student achievement. Click here to see how […]

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How Can Data Promote Equity in Education?

Throughout the last few decades, the “achievement gap” – meaning the difference in academic performance between different student groups defined by race, gender, native language, learning disability, etc. – has come to the forefront of the national education discussion. The Bush administration’s No Children Left Behind Act (NCLB), the Every Student Succeeds Act (ESSA), and […]

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Using Insights From Today to Make Changes for Tomorrow

  Forte Prep is a tuition-free middle school open to students in grades 5 through 8 in Queens, New York, founded and led by Graham Browne. Forte Prep is driven by a philosophy of achieving excellence in all facets of life and learning, and using the power of education to transform the lives of students […]

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