Breakthrough Schools

Posted by National Association of Secondary School Principals on May 18, 2015

The National Association of Secondary School Principals and the MetLife Foundation are calling for entries in the search for the nation’s top Breakthrough Schools. Applicants should be high-achieving middle or high schools, or schools that are making dramatic improvements in student achievement, whose best practices and outstanding results can inform other schools as they further their own improvement efforts. Honorees will be chosen based upon documented success in implementing strategies aligned with the three core areas of NASSP’s Breaking Ranks II publication — collaborative leadership; personalization; and curriculum, instruction, and assessment. Maximum award: $5,000, plus recognition in the association’s monthly magazine Principal Leadership. Eligibility: high-achieving middle and high schools with 40 percent or more students eligible for free and reduced-priced meals. Deadline: June 30, 2015.

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