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Meet Anthony Johnson: Teacher of the Year. Rebel ‘Mayor.’ High School Dropout.

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He is one of 30 international TED-Ed Innovative Educators of 2016. In 2016 he was named Teacher of the Year for Rowan Salisbury Schools, and in 2017 he was named North Carolina’s Southwest Teacher of the Year. While asking him to leave school, the principal told Anthony that he’d be better off getting his GED and learning a trade.

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ReUp Education Raises $6 Million Series A to Help College Dropouts Return

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About 26 percent of students who started college in 2016 failed to make it to their second year, according to the National Student Clearinghouse Research Center. The idea came out of its work with Bellevue University, which enlisted Entangled’s help with figuring out how to re-enroll students who had dropped out.

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How a dropout factory raised its graduation rate from 53 percent to 75 percent in three years

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According to data provided by district officials, in spring 2016 (the most recent year available), Webster graduated 75 percent of its seniors, a 22-point increase in just three years. Related: How one district solved its special education dropout problem. The results have been impressive. Photo: Amadou Diallo for The Hechinger Report.

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A Test Worth Teaching To? How a College Dropout Plans to Replace the SAT and ACT

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But if Kantar is fighting an uphill battle for Imbellus , the simulation-based assessment company she founded in 2016 and now manages, then a handful of venture capital firms are ready to fight it with her. Since starting out in 2016, Imbellus has grown from a team of one to a team of 35. Kids have to learn something,” she emphasizes.

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School Cellphone Use Contracts Can Reduce Bullying

EdNews Daily

So, even though incidents of bullying remained steady, in the 2016-2017 school year, there was a 3.5 In 2014, Schargel was nominated for the Brock International Prize in Education for “demonstrating clear evidence of success in dropout prevention and for retaining students in alternative education environments.

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The Secret to Preventing Community College Dropouts? Start With Middle School

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In 2016, Mary Jo was named to the Forbes "30 Under 30" list in education. That's probably the best place, and then we can hook up a video conference, just like what we're doing here! Mary Jo Madda ( @MJMadda ) is Senior Editor at EdSurge, as well as a former STEM middle school teacher and administrator.

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Equity Is Not Just About Access. It’s About Success.

Digital Promise

In November 2016, over 250 school district leaders, researchers, thought leaders, and other partners came to Baltimore, Maryland to learn from one of the nation’s most forward-thinking school districts, Baltimore County Public Schools (BCPS). ” During a keynote address at the meeting, Dr. Freeman A. It’s about success.”