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Expeditionary Learning and its partner schools are often featured in the press for their project-based learning, service to community, and educational innovation.

Two Rivers Public Charter School Earns Tier One Status



Congratulations to Washington D.C.'s Two Rivers Public Charter School for being rated a Tier One, high-performing school by the DC Public Charter School Board for the fourth year in a row! According to Dan Soifer of the Public Charter School Board, Two Rivers is "building a culture of inquiry, holding students to high standards, and creating curious students who can think critically and solve complex problems."

For more on how Two Rivers Public Charter School students and teachers excel at what they do, read this recent Education Week article by Ron Berger, Chief Academic Officer for Expeditionary Learning.

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Digging into Our Curriculum in NYC



More than 200 New York City teachers gathered earlier this month to participate in Expeditionary Learning’s professional development on its Grades 3-8 English Language Arts curriculum that is in its second year of availability in the city.

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EL Teacher Awarded Rochester's Golden Apple Award



Congratulations to Joshua Cornue, a fourth grade teacher at EL's Roberto Clemente School #8 in Rochester, NY, for being honored with News 8 WROC's Golden Apple Award!

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Two EL Schools Featured in List of 100 Schools to Visit



Recently, the Getting Smart blog released a list of their top visit-worthy schools (selected from several thousand). Featured among the list of 100 were two Expeditionary Learning Mentor Schools: The Springfield Renaissance School in Springfield, MA, and Casco Bay High School in Portland, ME. 

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Fund for Teachers: Notes from a Fellow



The Fund for Teachers (FFT) fellowship offers teachers an opportunity to deepen their personal and professional growth and the experience of their students. By giving teachers a chance to pursue impactful and educational experiences around the globe, FFT recognizes and supports teachers as they pursue their own deeper learning, expand their worldview, tand bring new perspectives to their classrooms.

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Downtown Denver Expeditionary School Featured in 5280 Magazine



Denver's 5280 Magazine profiled Downtown Denver Expeditionary School in an article highlighting post-Amendment 66 life in Denver Public Schools.

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Achieve Posts 50th Common Core-Aligned Lesson through EQuIP Initiative



Four Expeditionary Learning units are part of the first 50 curriculum units that were reviewed by EQuIP (Educators Evaluating the Quality of Instructional Products). All of them received "exemplar" ratings. EQuIP is an initiative of the American Diploma Project (ADP) Network designed to identify high-quality materials aligned to the Common Core State Standards.

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Call for Districts/Schools: Learn the Impact of Common Core-Aligned Curriculum on Classroom Effectiveness

Expeditionary Learning (EL) is conducting a groundbreaking new research project with Mathematica Policy Research to explore the impact of EL’s Common Core-aligned curriculum on middle and elementary school students nationwide. For this study, called the “Teacher Potential Project,” EL is seeking school district partners interested in measuring the impact of the new curriculum on student outcomes and teacher efficacy.

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