News|March 14, 2017

How Valor Collegiate Academy is Rethinking SEL

Source: EdSurge With the realization that many students today are unprepared for college and the changing career landscape, some schools are exploring new instructional models and broadening their definition of student success to include skills beyond traditional academics. Newly designed schools have the advantage of considering the challenges established schools may face when it comes […]

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News|January 20, 2017

Valor Case Study Featured in National Report

A small but growing strategy among charter schools is to design and implement a model that aims to serve an all-encompassing variety of backgrounds, including but not limited to a racially, culturally, linguistically, and socioeconomically diverse student body (hereafter referred to as “intentionally diverse” schools). The National Charter School Resource Center (NCSRC), funded by the […]

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News|November 1, 2016

3 Tips for Developing and Assessing Soft Skills: First, Take Off Your Emotional Armor

Source: EdSurge Author: Daren Dickson As I watched Jamal present his Life Story in his 6th grade pride circle, I was struck not so much by the quality of the content or structure of his presentation–on paper, those elements probably would not have received a high grade–but by the impact he was having on the […]

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News|October 13, 2016

5 Reasons We’re Pumped to Partner with Valor Collegiate

Source: Transcend Education Blog Transcend was founded just over a year ago. Our aim is to partner with the country’s most visionary educators to help accelerate their innovation toward new models of learning. We looked for high-impact partnerships to provide the R&D capacity needed to build, codify, and spread the kinds of school models that have […]

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