SWIFT Talk Blog

SWIFT Talk Blog

Re-imagining Education

Filtering by: Family & Community Engagement

SWIFT Family and Community Engagement in the Pendleton (OR) School District

Family and community engagement success at Washington Elementary.

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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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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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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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Lessons Learned in Maryland: Looking Back and Going Forward

From the school administrative staff to the custodians, from teachers to paraprofessionals, every adult is involved in every child’s learning.

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Families, Communities, and Schools—A Mutual Partnership

Equipping every school to provide equity-based inclusive education ensures access for both students and their communities.

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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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SEA Blueprint Now Available on SWIFT Shelf

The "Blueprint" provides an overview of technical assistance practices and collaborative learning structures that support system-wide implementation, sustainability, and scale up of SWIFT Domains and Features.

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