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    Nov 07 2014

    Getting Smart - 100 Schools Worth Visiting

    86. Alternative. Eagle Rock (@EagleRockSchool) in Estes Park Colorado, is a initiative of @AmericanHonda, is both a high school and a professional development center for educators (and a very cool place to visit).

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    Oct 20 2014

    Eagle Rock would like to meet you at CES Fall Forum

    The Professional Development Center at Eagle Rock will continue education renewal work at the Coalition of Essential Schools Fall Forum in San Francisco, CA from November 7 - 9, 2014...

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    Oct 15 2014

    Estes Park Trail Gazette - Rethinking business in the flood aftermath

    Barb Boyer Buck

    "My students could often be seen around town volunteering in many capacities, from construction projects to human service projects." The program Lewis developed went on to win a national award in 1996; the model has been used in other schools and made Eagle Rock a designated "leader school" in the region.

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    Oct 01 2014

    NPS - Fire and Aviation Management - Students, Alpine Hotshots Form Bond through Fire Training Program

    An existing relationship between the school, the park and hotshot crew sparked the idea for the “Fire!” program. An Eagle Rock student has been a member of the Alpine Hotshots for the past four fire seasons.

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    Oct 01 2014

    Wildfire Today - Colorado high school students study fire for five weeks

    Bill Gabbert

    Simply called “Fire!,” the program, now in its second year, linked six students from Eagle Rock school with Alpine Hotshots and ecologists from Rocky Mountain National Park and the Continental Divide Research Learning Center.

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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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