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Principal Love Invited to Present at the National Charter School Conference

Principal Love will present “Working the Core: Getting to your Strategic Plan” at the upcoming National Charter School Conference on June 21-24, 2015 at the Ernest N. Morial Convention Center in New Orleans, LA. To learn more about the conference, click on the link below. National Charter School Conference 2015 Related Content: Principal Patrick Love …

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Alain Locke Featured in Inaugural Blog Post for Achievement Network

Learn more about one of Alain Locke’s key strategies in successfully closing the achievement gap for its students: a commitment to ongoing, focused and actionable professional development. Strong School-based Professional Development that leads to impact. Related Content: Alain Locke Highlighted by Achievement Network Alain Locke Recognized Nationally for Common Core Implementation Alain Locke Charter School …

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Alain Locke Recognized Nationally for Common Core Implementation

Alain Locke was just highlighted in the National Charter School Resource Center case study: Transitioning to the Common Core. Alain Locke was one of three charter schools lifted up as an exemplar in implementing the common core across the country. Click the link to read more. www.charterschoolcenter.org/mmcasestudy/alain-locke Related Content: Alain Locke Highlighted by Achievement Network …

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Alain Locke Welcomes Early Childhood Educators from China

A group of early childhood educators visited Alain Locke on Monday, November 10 to learn and observe from the school’s staff, dean, and principal. The group has visited annually for the past several years. Related Content: Alain Locke Hosts 20 Teachers from Leading Educators Taylor K. Shaw Discusses Keys to Success in Special School Visit …

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Alain Locke Hosts 20 Teachers from Leading Educators

On October 16 Alain Locke hosted 20 Teacher Leaders from an organization called Leading Educators. The idea behind the school visit was for the Leading Educator Fellows to go well beyond their own institutions to witness for themselves the schools across the country that are ensuring excellent results for kids. Alain Locke was selected for …

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Principal Patrick Love Presenting at the 2014 Illinois Charter School Conference

The 2014 Illinois Charter Schools Conference hosted by the Illinois Network of Charter Schools will take place on Monday, November 3 at the Chicago Marriott Downtown Magnificent Mile.  Mr. Love will be presenting on Alain Locke’s successful transition to implementing the Common Core. Preparing for PARCC: What does Common Core really mean for our schools? For months and even …

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Alain Locke Charter School Recognized by Illinois State Board of Education

Alain Locke Charter School was 1 of 37 schools in Illinois recognized as a 2013 Spotlight School by the Illinois State Board of Education. This is the eighth consecutive year Alain Locke has won this award, which recognizes schools in low-income areas where academic performance is closing the achievement gap. Related Content: Alain Locke Highlighted …

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