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[...] 18, Alfaro is valedictorian of Houston ISD's Young Women's College Preparatory Academy and has accepted a full scholarship to Georgetown University in Washington, D.C. She's among a large number of students once classified as English-language learners who are valedictorians and salutatorians in Houston ISD this year.  While Alfaro has been able to continue living in the United States under the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals program, an Obama administration measure th...

[...] 18, Alfaro is valedictorian of Houston ISD's Young Women's College Preparatory Academy and has accepted a full scholarship to Georgetown University in Washington, D.C. She's among a large number of students once classified as English-language learners who are valedictorians and salutatorians in Houston ISD this year. While Alfaro has been able to continue living in the United States under the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals program, an Obama administration measure th...

Goodbye ABCs: How One State is Moving Beyond Grade Levels and Graded Assessments

Goodbye ABCs: How One State is Moving Beyond Grade Levels and Graded Assessments

This post shares 10 reading center ideas for upper elementary students that are rigorous and engaging. Several freebies on this post.

This post shares 10 reading center ideas for upper elementary students that are rigorous and engaging. Several freebies on this post.

This Thanksgiving, Remember America's Pilgrims Were Refugees, Too

This Thanksgiving, Remember America's Pilgrims Were Refugees, Too

Overconfidence doesn't guarantee success in leadership, but if you're as good as you say you are, you can go far.

Overconfidence doesn't guarantee success in leadership, but if you're as good as you say you are, you can go far.

Overconfidence doesn't guarantee success in leadership, but if you're as good as you say you are, you can go far.

Overconfidence doesn't guarantee success in leadership, but if you're as good as you say you are, you can go far.