Uncommon News

What Makes a Good Teacher?

WBUR highlights Roxbury Prep teachers
Mon, 05/23/2011

Getting a Kid from Newark to Oberlin

Uncommon Schools Founder Norman Atkins discusses what the best teachers are doing now
Sat, 10/30/2010
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The Wall Street Journal

New Podcast: Learning from Great Teachers

Uncommon Schools Managing Director Doug Lemov talks with Education Next about his efforts to identify what great teachers are doing in the classroom
Mon, 07/19/2010
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Education Next

Kings Collegiate featured on 60 Minutes

Kings Collegiate and 7th grade student Darius Archer are highlighted on CBS's 60 Minutes
Sun, 06/27/2010
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CBS News

Enterprising Willamette graduate leads successful inner-city charter school

Julie Kennedy, Founding Principal of Williamsburg Collegiate Charter School, featured in article, "Clearing a Path to College"
Wed, 06/16/2010
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Willamette University

Obama's education czar charters a course to Brooklyn

U.S. Secretary of Education Arne Duncan visits Kings Collegiate Charter School
Sat, 05/15/2010
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New York Post

Simple Techniques Can Make You a Great Teacher

Uncommons Schools Managing Director Doug Lemov, North Star Academy Vailsburg Elementary Principal Julie Jackson, and Williamsburg Collegiate Principal Julie Kennedy discuss the Taxonomy of Effective Teaching Practices - NPR's Talk of the Nation
Tue, 05/11/2010
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Celebrating the Future. Putting Children First.

Mayor Robert J. Duffy mentions True North Rochester Preparatory Charter School in 2010 State of the City Address - City of Rochester, New York
Mon, 05/03/2010
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City of Rochester, NY

Despite Push, Success at Charter Schools is Mixed

Williamsburg Collegiate Charter School featured in article discussing charter schools across the country - The New York Times
Sat, 05/01/2010
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The New York Times

Newark Education Standards

Newark Mayor Corey Booker references North Star Academy on CNN's AC360 - CNN AC360
Fri, 04/23/2010
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