Archive for the ‘2014’

  • California Teacher of the Year Ang Bracco

    “GEAR UP has been such a positive force at our school. Student success has many key components attributed to GEAR UP, including academic support, professional development, and family programming to encourage a college culture from […]

    by in 2014 on May 29th, 2014 at 10:05 am
  • SAVE THE DATE: National GEAR UP Week Sept 22-26

    During the week of September 22-26, 2014 join thousands of students, parents, teachers, partners and college access professionals from across the nation to celebrate GEAR UP and the successes of your hard work and dedication! […]

    by in 2014 on May 29th, 2014 at 10:05 am
  • Secrets to Positive School Culture

    As part of our guest blogger series, our very own Whole School Services Coach Michele Molitor provided her recent experience interviewing Karen Webber-Ndour, Executive Director of the Office for Student Support and Safety for the Baltimore […]

    by in 2014 on May 29th, 2014 at 10:05 am
  • Meet GEAR UP Principal Esperanza Arce

    “It is never too early to teach our students about a decision that can affect the rest of their life.  The college verbiage should be a constant part of any school.  Every teacher should be […]

    by in 2014 on May 29th, 2014 at 10:05 am
  • New Teacher Evaluation Study Has Promise

    The Education Trust—West releases initial findings from a two-year study examining innovative teacher evaluation systems in a new report titled, Beyond Satisfactory: Redefining Teacher Support and Evaluation to Improve Teaching and Learning. The report reveals that […]

    by in 2014 on May 29th, 2014 at 10:05 am
  • Access, Equity, and the Common Core: GEAR UP Forums

    California GEAR UP concluded their 2014 state-wide Leadership Forums with the theme “Social Justice and Equity: Common Core State Standards”. Jorge Aguilar (pictured above) Associate Vice Chancellor for Educational and Community Partnerships at the University […]

    by in 2014 on March 29th, 2014 at 10:03 am
  • No API for California until 2016

    Faced with a complete sea change of its K-12 education system and having been relieved of its duty to meet some federal accountability requirements, the State Board of Education on Thursday temporarily suspended its school […]

    by in 2014 on March 29th, 2014 at 10:03 am
  • SAT Redesigns Admissions Test, Drops Essay

    Creators of the SAT exam announced plans Wednesday to toughen the test in the face of stagnant national scores, planning to challenge students to provide more analysis, cite evidence and even turn in their calculators […]

    by in 2014 on March 29th, 2014 at 10:03 am
  • State Supe of Education Announces Now Online Tools for Educators

    SACRAMENTO—Educators across California, from those who work with the state’s youngest learners to those in high school classrooms, can use several free online professional development tools created by the California Department of Education (CDE), State […]

    by in 2014 on March 29th, 2014 at 10:03 am