New England Secondary School Consortium

School Redesign in Action

is the New England Secondary School Consortium’s ninth annual conference for educators and stakeholders from across the country to share success stories, exchange best practices, and continue to build momentum for innovations that will prepare all students for success in the colleges, careers, and communities of the 21st century. 

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What are Extended Learning Opportunities?

In response to the need for engaging, relevant, and equitable approaches to teaching and learning, schools are finding ways to support and formally recognize student learning that transpires anywhere and at any time.

Read our latest Leadership in Action Brief to learn more about Extended Learning Opportunities.

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Common Data Project

The five state education agencies (SEAs) participating in the NESSC have been collecting, calculating, and reporting data using consistent procedures and methodologies developed by a regional team of data specialists from the departments and agencies of education.
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College Admissions

71 New England Institutions of Higher Education State that Proficiency-Based Diplomas Do Not Disadvantage Applicants

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The Glossary of Education Reform

Created by the Great Schools Partnership, the Glossary of Education Reform is a comprehensive online resource that describes widely used school-improvement terms, concepts, and strategies for journalists, parents, and community members.

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Proficiency-Based Learning Simplified

Developed by the Great Schools Partnership, Proficiency-Based Learning Simplified helps schools develop efficient and effective standards-based systems that will prepare all students for success in the colleges, careers and communities of the 21st century.

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What Are Personal Learning Plans?

Personal learning plans can bring greater focus and purpose to the decisions students make about their education.

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Upcoming Events

  • Jan 23

    Connecticut LIS Network Meeting + School Visit

    Our second in-state League of Innovative Schools meeting will be held at Ellington Middle School. Participants will have a chance to visit classrooms and interact with students and staff. Late morning the whole group will gather to debrief the visit and then engage in a process of giving and receiving feedback on problems of practice.

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  • Jan 25

    Maine LIS Network Meeting + School Visit

    Our next in-state League of Innovative Schools meeting of the year will be held at Madison Area Memorial High School.
    Participants will spend time in classrooms to see teaching & learning in action and have the opportunity to sit and work directly with other teachers in their content area. We will also hear from students about their experience.

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