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    Sep 26 2014

    Estes Park Trail Gazette - Getting down and dirty in Estes Park for a good cause

    Barb Boyer Buck

    "We are still collecting money from silent auction winners and will hopefully have our final donation amount to give to Northern Colorado Flood Recovery by the end of next week," reported Cindy Elkins...

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    Sep 26 2014

    Estes Park News - Around the Lake: Best Men Are Molded

    Robert Burkhardt

    What changed? “I went on a prospective visit to Eagle Rock School (ERS), loved it, and fell in love with everything there, especially the innate altruism of the staff. I loved the wilderness. Eagle Rock was the start of a lot of firsts....

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    Sep 17 2014

    Beyond Standardized Tests: Measuring the “Educational Sweet Spot”

    A collaborative effort pursues an innovative way to assess schools

    ALBUQUERQUE, New Mexico, Sept. 16, 2014 /3BL Media/ – Can a standardized test summarize a student’s preparedness for life after school? The response is often a resounding “No.” A collaborative, two-year effort is underway in Albuquerque, NM to develop new methods of evaluation that lay the groundwork for innovation and improvement in our education system...

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    Sep 17 2014

    Join us at Eagle Rock for a School Reform Initiative Critical Friendship Seminar

    Working together to meet the real challenges and opportunities educators fa

    The needs of our schools call for sharing our expertise and perspectives to reach each student and develop a collaborative community. Together, we can challenge assumptions and habits that prevent us from reaching all students, support robust practices, and explore assets and strengths we each bring to our work together and individually.

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    Sep 16 2014

    Honda CSR - Beyond Test Scores: Eagle Rock Pioneers New Metrics in Education

    Successful companies rely on extensive sets of data to make decisions and evaluate performance. One universally recognized problem facing our education system is that schools do not do the same, and instead rely solely on simplistic measures of performance including test scores and graduation rates.

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    Sep 10 2014

    Colorado Springs Independent - Wild places suffer from sameness - The National Park Service wants to connect with a changing America

    Jodi Peterson

    Carrillo was born in inner-city L.A. When his brother and nephew got into gangs and drugs, his mother sent the two boys to Eagle Rock, an alternative high school in Estes Park aimed at troubled teenagers. Carrillo, then 15, came along to support them. Eagle Rock offered programs that took students to Indian reservations to build housing, and also brought them into Rocky Mountain National Park to work....

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    Sep 09 2014

    Beyond Standardized Tests: Measuring the “Educational Sweet Spot”

    Can a standardized test summarize a student’s preparedness for life after school? The response is often a resounding “No.” A collaborative, two-year effort is underway in Albuquerque, NM to develop new methods of evaluation that lay the groundwork for innovation and improvement in our education system. On September 18th the New Metrics Initiative, led by the New Mexico Center for School Leadership, the Eagle Rock Professional Development Center and the McCune Charitable Foundation, will convene a cross-section of leaders from innovative New Mexico charter schools....

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    Jul 24 2014

    Rocky Mountain Conservancy - Citizen Science, Enhancing Scientific Literacy

    Jon Anderson, an 11-year veteran instructor at Eagle Rock School, appreciated the opportunity for his students to gain real-life experiences outside of a classroom. Students were introduced to career paths in firefighting and the National Park Service. Many will volunteer or intern in the park this summer....

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    Jul 21 2014

    Eagle Rock continues collaborative work with the New Mexico Center for School Leadership

    The Professional Development Center at Eagle Rock will continue education renewal work in collaboration with the New Mexico Center for School Leadership in Albuquerque, NM during the week of July 21st in an effort to increase staff capacity at Health Leadership High School.

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    Jul 17 2014

    InsideNPS - Eagle Rock School, Alpine Hotshots form bond through unique fire-training program

    Traci Weaver and Holly Nickel

    Sayings like these are more than just words in the world of firefighting: “Punctuality shows respect,” “Train like you fight,” “Crew cohesion is important.”...

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