Promising Practices Newsletters

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A Career Focus in OK

Gordon Cooper Technology Center gets students career ready through recruiting, hands-on experiences, internships and credentials.

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Paths to Careers in IT

Industry partnerships led to an authentic curriculum from CompTIA and real-world work experiences for IT students in the Academies of Louisville.

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Learn more about the High School of Business program in this video.

College Head Start

Learn how business students at Iowa’s Waverly-Shell Rock High School are jump-starting careers by earning college credits before graduation.

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March 2022 Issue

West Virginia transforms classrooms into businesses. Also: How to build student resilience; create positive school cultures; watch students come alive with project-based learning and National Geographic resources; and more.

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February 2022 Issue

Proactive ways to manage your classroom and curb student disruptions. Also: Dallas and Oklahoma schools are preparing students for the jobs of the future; getting elementary schoolers excited about math; pumping students up about science with SREB and National Geographic; and more.

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January 2022 Issue

Baruti Kafele shares the mindsets of educators who ensure each child achieves their best. Also: Boys Town’s positive alternatives to suspensions; a Missouri center’s strategies for teaching employability skills; designing engaging social studies instruction with #NatGeo resources; and more.