School District Five of Lexington and Richland
Dutch Fork Elementary Academy for Environmental Sciences student looks at learning in a new way, through the lens of an environmental scientist
School District Five of Lexington and Richland Counties is located outside Columbia, South Carolina, and covers 196 square miles. It serves nearly 17,000 students and includes 12 elementary schools, 4 middle schools, 5 high schools, and 1 academy.
Fall Technical Assistance & Training Conference
Date: October 12-14, 2014
Location: Baltimore, MD
Learn how to create, sustain and improve magnet schools. Sessions will also focus on magnet best practices in marketing & recruitment, budget and leadership needs.
Magnet Schools Assistance Program Technical Assistance Center
Welcome! The Magnet Schools Assistance Program Technical Assistance Center (MSAP
Center) supports the U.S. Department of Education Office of Innovation and Improvement as it provides students with equity and choice in public school education through the Magnet Schools Assistance Program (MSAP).
The MSAP Center is a technical assistance resource for MSAP grantees and the greater magnet school community. It offers tools, information, and strategies to assist in planning, implementing, and revising magnet school programs. The MSAP Center’s resources and tailored support services focus on diversity, academic excellence, and equity.
Please browse our resources page to find articles, tool kits, and newsletters about best practices and innovative approaches.
The Quarterly Newsletter
Read this issue of The Magnet Compass for principles and strategies that will help you refine your integration policies and ensure that all students are served equitably.
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MSAP Project Directors Meeting
Organization: Magnet Schools Assistance Program
Location: Washington, DC
Date: October 14-15, 2014
Join us for the annual Magnet Schools Assistance Program Project Directors Meeting. This meeting brings together current and past MSAP grantees, the wider magnet school community, and other school choice and diversity experts. Topics include developing rigorous STEM programs; increasing student achievement; and creating diverse and equitable school choice programs. To register, click here.
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Effective Teaching in Early Childhood EducationOrganization:
Regional Educational Laboratory Mid-AtlanticDate:
September 18, 2014 3:00-5:00 P.M.
Effective teaching in early childhood has been linked with positive long-term student outcomes. The webinar will focus on the importance of early childhood education and the critical role early childhood teachers play in supporting student success. Learn more
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