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Early Outline of Leadership Planning

NH Organizers: Rigor, Relevance, & Relationships

Rigor through high expectations
Relevance through personalized plans
Relationships through small learning communities

What We Need In NH To Make This A Reality

  • Structure in the school day for teachers to relate to kids
  • Classroom teaching methods that drive more interactive teacher-as coach methods
  • State policies that say "This is Important"

Document: Vision & Blueprint Of Secondary Reform In NH


  • Outlines some foundations (Rigor, Relevance, & Relationships and Real World Learning) and models of High School reform.

And includes

  • Timeline
  • Breaking Ranks II, Creating HS grade span expectations, HS assessment system

Plans for NH Minimum Standards revisions

  • Have to be flexible enough to allow reform to move forward

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