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Future Ready Schools® Launches New Network for Pennsylvania and West Virginia Educators

WASHINGTON, DC—School and school district leaders in West Virginia and southwestern Pennsylvania are invited to join an emerging network of innovative educators focused on creating more engaging learning environments for students. Announced today by Future Ready Schools®(FRS)—an initiative of the Alliance for Excellent Education—the FRS West Virginia and Pennsylvania (WVPA) Collaborative will improve educational opportunities…

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Future Ready Schools® Announces Two California Workshops for District and School Leaders

Free Workshops to Provide Opportunities for California’s Educators to Learn, Network, and Collaborate On November 27, 2018, Future Ready Schools® (FRS)—led by the Alliance for Excellent Education (All4Ed)—announced two free workshops in December that will bring together educators from across California to learn how to create more engaging learning environments for students. Supported by Discovery…

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Future Ready Schools® Announces Five Regional Institutes for District and School Leaders

Future Ready Schools® (FRS) today announced a series of free regional events to support school and district leaders in creating policies, procedures, and practices that transform teaching and learning. These five FRS “institutes” will feature professional learning for superintendents, district leaders, principals, teacher leaders, and instructional coaches, IT directors, and librarians/media specialists. To date, FRS…

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Future Ready Schools® Announces New Program for School and District Technology Leaders

In Collaboration With Amazon Web Services, Future Ready Technology Leaders™ Empowers School Leaders to Implement a Vision for Personalized Learning WASHINGTON, DC—Today, Future Ready Schools® (FRS)—led by the Alliance for Excellent Education (All4Ed)—announced Future Ready Technology Leaders™ (FRS Tech Leaders)—the latest expansion of the FRS initiative—aimed at empowering school and district technology leaders to better…

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Future Ready Schools® Releases New Guide for Districts Looking to Blend Teaching with Technology

WASHINGTON, DC—In conjunction with the seventh annual Digital Learning Day, Future Ready Schools® (FRS), an initiative of the Alliance for Excellent Education (All4Ed), released a new guide for school districts interested in using “blended learning” to support their approach to instruction. Blended learning is a variety of practices and strategies that combine online learning with…

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Alliance for Excellent Education Receives $300,000 Contribution from AT&T to Support School Districts Serving Underserved Students

Twelve School Districts Will Be Able to Better Plan and Implement Digital Learning Strategies That Improve Learning Outcomes for Students Thanks to Future Ready Schools Digital Equity Program WASHINGTON, DC—The Alliance for Excellent Education (All4Ed), with generous support from AT&T, launched a new pilot program for twelve school districts enrolling high percentages of historically underserved…

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“Personalized Learning” Can Help Rural Schools Address Their Unique Needs and Challenges

To prepare all students for college and a career, many schools and districts nationwide have turned to “personalized learning,” a student-centered approach that tailors instruction to students’ unique strengths and needs while engaging them in challenging, standards-based academic content. Largely an urban phenomenon, personalized learning can also address the unique challenges facing rural schools, and…

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Shannon McClintock Miller Named a Spokesperson for Future Ready Librarians, Project Connect

Library Industry Leader Looks to Further Empower Librarians, Teachers January 30, 2017 – Washington, DC and McHenry, IL — Shannon McClintock Miller, a recognized and respected K-12 library leader, is a new spokesperson for Future Ready Librarians and Project Connect. Miller previously served as the district teacher librarian at Van Meter Community School District in Iowa…

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Personalized and Digital Learning Initiative Stops in Illinois to Train Educators as Part of Nationwide Effort

District leaders from across the state attended the Future Ready Workshop in Peoria today to learn from experts and each other about planning and implementing personalized and digital learning strategies. Illinois joined Future Ready Schools, a project of the Alliance for Excellent Education, in October 2016. The nationwide initiative connects educators within member states with…

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Calling Texas School District Leaders! Register Now for Future Ready Schools Summit in Austin

WASHINGTON, DC—Future Ready Schools (FRS) is calling all Texas-area school district leaders to attend a free two-day summit in Austin, Texas, on how to improve teaching and student learning outcomes through the effective use of technology. School leadership teams will gather on July 18–19, 2016, to work on creating personalized learning environments in their schools…

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