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In The News

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Jessica Hiltabidel discusses authentic assessment (video)
CGTN-America: March 23, 2017

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DC teacher of the year makes science ‘come alive’ for her students
(featuring 2015 Inspired Teacher Leader Jan Schuettpelz)
By John Aaron
WTOP: February 1, 2017

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An urban school serving needy kids posted big test gains. How did they do it?
(featuring 2011 Inspired Teaching Fellow Milton Bryant)
By Perry Stein
Washington Post: September 16, 2016

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Jessica Hiltabidel discusses global classroom technology (video)
CCTV-America: May 30, 2016

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North Jersey kids aren’t just sitting still at school anymore
By Karo Yorio
The Record (NJ): January 5, 2016

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Re-thinking the role of teachers in the classroom
By Ashoka [interview with Aleta Margolis]

Virgin Disruptors: November 2015

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Inquiry: Helping Students Ask and Answer Their Own Questions
By Rae Pica [radio interview]

BAM! Radio: August 2015

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For Students in DC, History Comes Alive 
By Kathleen Constanza
Educator Innovator: August 3, 2015

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What a classroom engaged in real learning looks like.
By Aleta Margolis, Executive Director, Center for Inspired Teaching
The Answer Sheet, Washington Post: April 9, 2015

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Letting kids move in class isn’t a break from learning. It IS learning.
By Aleta Margolis, Executive Director, Center for Inspired Teaching
The Answer Sheet, Washington Post: January 19, 2015

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Mom: How I know my anxious daughter’s kindergarten teacher is great
By Jane Dimyan-Ehrenfeld, Board Member, Center for Inspired Teaching
The Answer Sheet, Washington Post: December 26, 2014

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Testimonies provided by mentors and mentees
(featuring Aleta Margolis, Executive Director, Center for Inspired Teaching)
Women’s Leadership Council, Brown University: December 18, 2014

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‘Blended-learning’ programs grow in D.C., with students relying more on computers
(featuring 2011 Inspired Teaching Fellow Milton Bryant)
By Michael Alison Chandler
Washington Post: November 23, 2014

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The 2014 LRNG Innovation Challenge Winners
Educator Innovator: November 20, 2014

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Walmart Giving in Prior Fiscal Year Exceeds $3.6 million in Washington, DC
CityBizList: November 19, 2014

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From Tanks to Teaching: Lessons in Leadership
(featuring 2014 Inspired Teaching Fellow Daris McInnis)
By Elizabeth Gale
Education Pioneers: November 11, 2014

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Just Announced: 10 Champions of Learning Through Play
By John Converse Townsend
Ashoka Changemakers: November 7, 2014

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Area Preschoolers raise vocabulary awareness and set new Guinness World Record Mark
El Tiempo Latino (a publication of The Washington Post): November 7, 2014

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EPA Chief Gina McCarthy to Visit DC School on Thursday
By Betty Laseter
Maine News Online: October 16, 2014

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Toyota U.S.A. Foundation Helps Develop the Engineers and Scientists of Tomorrow by Supporting STEM Education Today 
PR Newswire
Business Journals: September 23, 2014

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How many cooks to prepare self-directed learners?
by Aleta Margolis, Executive Director, Center for Inspired Teaching
P21 Blog: September 9, 2014

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“Shut your lips, and stand in line.”
by Matt Fiteny, Manager of Teaching & Learning, Center for Inspired Teaching
The Answer Sheet, Washington Post: August 30, 2014

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Center for Inspired Teaching Speaks on “Who’s a Washingtonian?” Grant Impact
by Natasha Brown
Humanities Council of DC: August 28, 2014

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Center for Inspired Teaching: Unique teacher residency program transforms both teaching and learning
by Anne Kim
Republic 3.0: August 12, 2014

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Popular charter school readies for Edgewood move
by Amy Rogers Nazarov
Elevation DC: July 18, 2014

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Inspired Teaching Demonstration School marches in 39th Annual Capital Pride Parade
WJLA (ABC 7): June 8, 2014

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Historical Book About DC Hits Home for the City’s Students
by Francesca Duffy
YEP Recess: May 27, 2014

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‘Dream City’ connects D.C. students to city history
by Emma Brown
Washington Post: May 18, 2014

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Readers’ Poll: DC’s Best – 2014
Washington City Paper: April 2014

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Transformative Scale: The Future of Growing What Works
by Jeffrey Bradach and Abe Grindle
Stanford Social Innovation Review: Spring 2014

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LDC Session Inspires and Motivates Teachers New to LDC
by Literacy Design Collaborative
LDC Blog: March 26, 2014

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Teachers Use Social-Emotional Programs to Manage Classes
by Liana Heitin
Education Week: October 17, 2013

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Building the Missing Link Between the Common Core and Improved Learning
by Amy Coe Rodde and Lija McHugh
The Bridgespan Group: September 2013

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Inspired Teaching Demonstration PCS, DC CAS Success
DC Public Charter School Board, Blog: August 6, 2013

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D.C. students reach new heights in annual standardized tests
by Emma Brown
Washington Post: July 30, 2013

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Charter School 2013 DC CAS Scores Show Impressive Gains
DC Public Charter School Board Press Release: July 30, 2013

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Smart Cities: Strong Charters Will Soon Serve Half of DC Students
by Tom Vander Ark
Education Week: February 10, 2013

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Parents struggle with ‘wait-list shuffle’ in D.C. schools
by Emma Brown
Washington Post: September 9, 2012

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A Common Core implementation manifesto
by Vicki Otten
ASCD Inservice: July 19, 2012

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Why empathy belongs in a teacher’s toolbox
by Nora Cobo, Development Manager & Grant Writer, Center for Inspired Teaching
Ashoka Changemakers Blog: March 26, 2012

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Trayvon Martin: A tragic death and a lesson learned
by Cosby Hunt, Manager of Teaching & Learning, Center for Inspired Teaching
NPR: March 20, 2012

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D.C. school’s chancellor supports teacher-incentive program
by Tom Howell Jr
Washington Times: January 23, 2012

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10K bonuses for teaching in struggling district schools proposed
The Morning Read, NBC Washington: January 24, 2012

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Educators say it will take more than dollars to lure effective teachers to struggling D.C. schools
by Bill Turque
Washington Post: January 23, 2012

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Aleta Margolis talks about the Common Core, fostering inquiry in the classroom, and guiding new teachers
by Aleta Margolis, Executive Director, Center for Inspired Teaching
Podcast in Learning Matters: December 13, 2011

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DC charter schools have a ‘voice at the table’
by Bill Turque
Washington Post: August 22, 2011

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What makes a teacher great? (School reformers, take note.)
by Marc Fisher
Washington Post: March 28, 2010

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Inspiring Students to Learn
by Ann Geracimos
Washington Times: March 3, 2010

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Center Focuses on Teachers, Not Test Scores
by Valerie Strauss
Washington Post: September 10, 2007

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