SWIFT Talk Blog

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Re-imagining Education

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Harnessing Rural Strengths for Schoolwide Transformation

I learned that “small town charm” isn’t just a cute saying; it is the foundation of rural livelihood.

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State Spotlight on Mississippi

“There is always a sense of urgency when it comes to providing high quality instruction for all students."

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Maryland State Spotlight - Queen Anne’s County on the Cutting Edge of Cultural Competence

Queen Anne’s County Public Schools takes an active approach to equity through Cultural Competence.

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New Hampshire State Spotlight

Madison Elementary School is forging the way to positive outcomes for all students!

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State Spotlight April 2017 - Vermont

Oak Grove Elementary School exemplifies a community working smartly and diligently to serve all children.

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Scaling Up in the Granite State: New Hampshire Focuses on Family and Community Engagement

From eight original SWIFT schools to more than 20 working to implement SWIFT Domains and Features, New Hampshire is proudly promoting and implementing All Means All.

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Transitioning to an Inclusive Setting: Five strategies for districts, schools, and families

For his first five years in public education, Simon attended a self-contained classroom in the school across town with other students who were labeled with “intellectual disabilities.” Every school day, a bus des

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SWIFT Implementation Gains: Supporting Teachers First

Administrative Leadership gives teachers the opportunity to share their expertise and contribute to meaningful decisions.

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SWIFT Implementation Begins with Teams

What makes an effective and efficient team where all members want to be there, contribute ideas, respect differences, and work together to accomplish a common goal? Structures for participation!

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