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Impact Florida partners with Harvard’s Proving Ground to support the most vulnerable students amid COVID-19

Impact Florida, a nonprofit, nonpartisan educational organization, and Proving Ground, an initiative of the Center for Education Policy Research (CEPR) at Harvard University, have launched a cadre of educators and researchers across four Florida districts to address the pressing challenges their most vulnerable students face as they return to school amid the coronavirus pandemic. Leaders …

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Leaders from Five Districts for Impact attend first Learning Walk in Pasco County

In October 2019, leaders from five Florida school districts gathered in Pasco County for the exciting opportunity to participate in Impact Florida’s first Districts for Impact Learning Walk. Districts for Impact is a new initiative focused on creating a stimulating learning environment to share promising instructional practices that are improving the equity of access to …

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Impact Florida Launches “Districts For Impact”

New Initiative in Partnership with Florida Association of District School Superintendents Aims to Help Districts Share Promising Instructional Practices Across Districts TALLAHASSEE — Impact Florida, in partnership with the Florida Association of District School Superintendents (FADSS), today announced the launch of Districts for Impact, an initiative focused on sharing and promoting promising instructional practices across …

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Reflections on K-12 Education as Florida’s Legislative Session Begins

Today marks the opening day of Florida’s 60-day legislative session. You can almost feel the education world holding its breath and crossing fingers that any bills that pass (of the many filed) will improve, and not make more difficult, the ability to deliver a great K-12 education to the millions of students we serve in …

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Impact Florida launches with education summit, focus on collaboration and advocacy to support great teaching

With a focus on improving the quality of teaching across all Florida classrooms, the new organization Impact Florida this week launched its efforts to empower education leaders to recognize, support, and scale excellent teaching practices so all children can realize success in life. Impact Florida is marking its launch by hosting an education summit, “Bridging …

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Student success requires a comprehensive approach of great teaching, student engagement and additional supports

In the research that led to the founding of Impact Florida, we traveled the state, speaking with district and school leaders to better understand what the key factors were in strengthening student outcomes — or student success. Along the way, we were fortunate to visit Quail Hollow Elementary School in Pasco County, which had shown …

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