Winter 2017 Newsletter
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Winter 2017 Newsletter

    We just finalized our UP for Learning Winter Newsletter! To view and download the Winter 2017 Newsletter, click here!                

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Vermont Legislature Honors Student Songwriters

“OUR TIME” SONG SPEAKS ABOUT STUDENT EMPOWERMENT THROUGH PERSONALIZED LEARNING, SUPPORTS VERMONT EDUCATION AGENDA Montpelier, VT — On February 15, the Vermont House of Representatives voted on a resolution honoring the student-adult team that produces “Our Time”: an original song and music video created to spark deeper, more critical discussion about the future of educational...

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Students help group turn advocacy into song

Grace Ecklund Gustavson, a student from U-32 in East Montpelier, speaks Wednesday at a Statehouse event honoring young Vermonters for their song about Act 77. Photo by Tiffany Danitz Pache/VTDiggerClick here to read the full article

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Latest UP News

  Youth Discuss Our Time, Proficiency-Based Learning on WCAX An interview with Our Time singer-songwriters Asia Bernatchy and Grace Ecklund Gustavson Act 77: Flexible Pathways Understanding Act 77: Flexible Pathways has never been easier. What’s the Deal with Proficiency-Based Learning? By 2020, all students in Vermont will graduate with a proficiency-based transcript. Here’s what it’s...

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Summer 2016 Newsletter

    We just finalized our UP for Learning summer newsletter! Our longest newsletter yet!  It has been quite a year.   To view and download the Summer 2016 Newsletter, click here!                

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M3 and the Two Rivers Supervisory Union

What is the opportunity? Vermont has recently passed some of the most progressive education legislation in the country, calling for personalized and prociency- based learning. This will require students to assume increased responsibility for their education, sitting side-by-side with teachers as they design their own pathways to graduation. To best prepare our schools for this...

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Harwood Union Poised to Secure $100,000 Grant

Harwood Union Middle and High School is poised to secure $100,000 to help further deepen youth-adult partnership in the school, IF we can rally votes for them to secure the Lawrence W. O’Toole Award from the Nellie Mae Foundation. Harwood has been a YATST school for 8 years, a Communicating School Redesign school for 2...