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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.

Sierra Expeditionary Learning School Students Learn by Doing



A recent Tahoe Daily Tribune article features students from the Sierra Expeditionary Learning School (SELS) doing what EL students do best: learning by doing.

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Call for Nominations for the 2015 Klingenstein and Silverberg Awards

We are pleased to announce that nominations are now being accepted for both the Klingenstein Teaching Award and the Silverberg Leadership Award! Deadline for submissions is June 5, 2015.

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Fund For Teachers 2015 EL Fellows Announced



Congratulations to the 32 EL teachers who have been named 2015 Fund for Teachers Fellows! This summer, these teachers assume the role of scientist, historian, artisan, student and community volunteer. Their individual teaching practices and their students’ learning experiences will never be the same!

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EL Mentor School Odyssey Expeditionary Learning School Featured in Piece on Character



EL Mountain Region, Regional Director Jon Mann and EL Mentor School Odyssey Expeditionary Learning School in Denver, CO were recently featured in a Christian Century piece on character in the classroom and the community, and what it means to expand the definition of achievement.

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EL President & CEO Scott Hartl Featured in Qz.com Curriculum Story



This week, EL President & CEO Scott Hartl was quoted in a Quartz.com article focusing on the rise of more flexible, accessible, and high quality curriculum options, including EL's free, open-source curriculum.

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Enterprise Learning Advances Achievement



In this District Administration piece, EL Chief Academic Officer Ron Berger discusses enterprise learning and its role in preparing students for college, and for life by providing them with a chance to meaningfully engage with the world around them.

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Go Green Report: Genesee Community Charter School



For students at EL Mentor School Genesee Community Charter School in Rochester, NY, going green is year-long focus. Alexis Stubbe, a 6th grade teacher at Genesee, has spent this school year working with her students to dive deeper into what it means to go green and live sustainably.

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New Measure of Student Success Beyond the Test Score

Expeditionary Learning Launches New Performance Benchmarks for Schools

NEW YORK – March 30, 2015 – Redefining how performance is measured in K-12 education, Expeditionary Learning (EL) has launched a new benchmarking process for schools in its network – encompassing measurements around character development and quality of student work on top of test results. In its first phase, EL is recognizing nine schools nationally, from Massachusetts to Wisconsin to California, as “Credentialed EL Schools.” 

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