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SWIFT Talk Blog

SWIFT Talk Blog

Re-imagining Education

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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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Supporting Schoolwide Transformation

Stanton Elementary was slated to close, but after implementing whole school reform, students began to excel and their grades improved.

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Reclaiming the Spirit of the IEP

The brilliant idea that a student's gifts, abilities, and needs should be regularly understood, identified, and supported is simply common sense—and best practice.

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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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Just Listen.

A few weeks ago, I was catching up on the phone with my sister, a middle-school science teacher who has been in the classroom for over 15 years.

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Oregon State Spotlight

Having a parent perspective on our team allows us to get out of our educational world and jargon and focus on the practical.

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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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