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NBRS Award Winners

Find this year's schools on our National Blue Ribbon Schools award winners list

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Roundtable Discussion Reports

The USDE’s national conversation on transforming the teaching profession, RESPECT (Recognizing Educational Success, Professional Excellence and Collaborative Teaching), was the focus of roundtable discussions at the 2012 National Blue Ribbon Schools ceremony. (Read the latest RESPECT discussion document.) Facilitated by Washington Teaching Ambassador Fellows and U.S. Department of Education officials, the discussions engaged participants in reflecting on four key RESPECT topics.  Participant  comments are synthesized below:

Creating a Professional Career Continuum with Competitive Compensation for Teachers and Principals [PDF]
Evaluating and Supporting the Development and Success of Teachers and Principals [PDF]
Creating Conditions for Teachers and Principals to Succeed [PDF]
Getting Teachers and Principals to the Students Who Need Them Most [PDF]