Saturday, September 26, 2009

21 st Century Scholars

Taken from ASCD Smart Brief

21st Century Scholars
Although Bethpage Union Free School District in suburban New York had a 99% graduation rate and a 98% Regents Diploma rate, its educators thought they could do more to prepare students for success after high school. The district examined the work of the Partnership for 21st Century Skills, which provided a useful framework for educators determined to go beyond No Child Left Behind mandates, and established the Bethpage 21st Century Scholars' Program. The latest Educational Leadership reveals the district's journey in establishing this program.

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