Gwinnett, Orange County Districts Win Broad Prize
Congratulations to Gwinnett County Public Schools in Georgia and Orange County Public Schools in Florida for winning the prestigious Broad Prize for Urban Education. Both districts are active members of SREB’s school improvement networks.
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Florida Middle School Creates Success Academy
Florida’s Pinellas Park Middle School, which serves a population of students with challenges ranging from discipline issues to a lack of social and personal coping skills, has found a way to create a more focused and supportive environment to help those students succeed.... MORE
Counselors Are Critical in Guiding Students Toward College
“High school counselors play a big role in setting students' sights on higher educational attainment,” says a story in Education Week. Counselors identify college access as the area in which they most need additional training.
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Schools and Agencies Save on Technology with SREB-MHEC Programs
Schools, universities and agencies in SREB states saved 3 percent to 18 percent on $17 million in technology purchases during fiscal year 2014 through SREB’s participation in MHECtech discount agreements. Organizations in each of the 16 SREB states participated. More... MORE
Career-Tech Research Center Joins SREB
The National Research Center for Career and Technical Education has joined forces with SREB, bringing together two leading organizations focused on improving the quality of career-technical education in public high schools. Full story > MORE
ACT Scores Rise in SREB Region
Average ACT composite scores increased overall from 2013 to 2014 in the SREB region, with 10 of 16 SREB states seeing an increase in scores. The number of all graduating seniors who took the test while in high school also rose — by 3 percent. The data were released... MORE