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Spend some time here in the press suite to learn more about Aspire’s College for Certain mission, nationally-acclaimed teacher development approach, work in Memphis, blended learning and more.

Creating a Level Playing Field in Education

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An oped co-authored by our Chief People Officer, Heather Kirkpatrick, looking at what happens when charter and union leaders come together to focus on students.

Struggling Schools Promising Solutions

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A report looking at top performing schools in Silicon Valley with Aspire East Palo Alto Charter School listed as one of five schools consistently beating the odds for high-need students for at least three years in row.

Building Effective Teacher Residencies

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Building Effective Teacher Residencies examines the characteristics of two highly successful teacher residency programs in UTRU’s Network—the Aspire Teacher Residency and the Denver Teacher Residency.

Aspire Public Schools Receives Second Annual Million Dollar Investment from Tipping Point

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Teacher prep programs gear up as shortages loom

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As Apprentices in Classroom, Teachers Learn What Works

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Over the past year, The New York Times followed three Aspire Residents in the Aspire Teacher Residency Program. Their residency year and an overview of the Aspire program is featured in this New York Times article by Motoko Rich.

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