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The complexity of the family-school relationship is so unique and ever-changing that pre-made, one-size-fits-all programs cannot accomplish the goals so many schools have for engaging families. Rather than a program, success lies in developing an ongoing process at the local level for systematically evaluating the needs of families and staff and then providing programs to meet those needs.
"If there is one thing I hope you walked away with this year, it’s the fact that you matter, you are powerful and you have the ability to improve society. I hope that you recognize your greatness, that you have deep self love and confidence in yourself, that you know the only person you should compete with is you."
CCE's Ruth Ellis reflects on the culmination of a successful school year, both personally and professionally with the Los Angeles Urban Teacher Residency Program.
If we’re striving for competency-based, personalized learning experiences for students, then it is equally important educators to have similar learning experiences.
In the daily struggles of working as an educator, it is easy to forget the hidden problems faced by our students—one of the most important being whether they have a nighttime residence that is fixed, regular, and adequate.
A Los Angeles-based principal uses meditation to keep students focused and engaged.
Gary reflects on his time at the 2017 Mid-Atlantic Conference on Personalized Learning, where he heard about how schools in Pennsylvania are using personalized learning to fill their own, unique needs.