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2014


December 2014 Newsletter 

  • Holiday address from America Achieves staff


November 2014 Newsletter

    Items featured in this issue: 

  • Summary of the Wisconsin Regional Convening hosted by Superintendent Pat Deklotz, Kettle Moraine School District
  • Read the highlights from our webinar hosted in partnership with AIR that provided an analysis of the aggregate GLN school-level data
  • Check out the Member Spotlight of Stone Bridge High School in Loudoun County, Virginia

September/October 2014 Newsletter

   Items featured in this issue:
  • Highlights from the America Achieves Convening of World-Leading Schools
  • The School of Science and Engineering principal, Tiffany Huitt, writes about improvements her school has made using their OECD Test for Schools data 
  • Alvin Wilbanks, Superintendent of Gwinnett County Public Schools and GLN Leadership Council member, is co-winner of the 2014 Broad Prize!

   Items featured in this issue:
  • Link to the GLN Virtual Convening: Understanding Your OECD Test for Schools Results
  • Media highlights from GLN members BASIS Chandler, BASIS Scottsdale, and Douglas County

  Items featured in this issue: 

  • Check out the video and resources from our webinar "Understanding Your Results - How School Leaders Can Enable School-Level Learning"
  • Superintendent Randy Willis, Granger School District, writes about his trip to Ankang, China

June 2014 Newsletter 

    Items featured in this issue: 

  • Save the Date for the America Achieves Convening of World Leading Schools 
  • Read about what is being done in Herricks Union Free School District to achieve globally competitive levels

May 2014 Newsletter 

  Items featured in this issue: 

  • Details on the America Achieves Convening of World Leading Schools 
  • Learn about how Principal Teresa Johnson and Chantilly High School leveraged results from their pilot report to implement practices to improve student outcomes 
  • The report delivery timeline as provided by CTB/McGraw Hill

April 2014 Newsletter

    Items featured in this issue: 

  • Save the Date for the America Achieves Convening of World Leading Schools 
  • Elizabeth Parks, Director of Assessments and Research, Blue Valley School District writes on the OECD Test for Schools and the impact it had on her district 
  • The EdLeader 21 OECD Test for Schools Implementation Toolkit

March 2014 Newsletter 

Items featured in this issue include: 

  • Highlights of best practices from Arroyo Grande High School in the Lucia Mar School District 
  • An Example of the student survey you will see in your OECD Test for Schools Report 
  • A report from the OECD on how they measure socioeconomic status and it's effects on education 

February 2014 Newsletter 

Items featured in this issue include: 

  • Details and participant list for our Second Virtual Convening: " Preparing Students for our Changing World " 
  • An introduction to the OECD Test for Schools report 
  • An excerpt from Michael Mann, Head of School for North Star Academy , on how his school has used data from their OECD Test for Schools report

Items featured in this issue include: 

  • A welcome letter from the Director of the Global Learning Network, Carolyn Trager Kliman, and one of our Managing Partners, Peter Kannam 
  • Articles written by leaders of the GLN who participated in the 2012 Pilot 
  • Information on our second Virtual Convening