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Low Moor, VA24457

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DATE:October 19, 2015

 

ACTION ITEM

SUBJECT

Submission of a non-binding application to participate in the New Tech Network

RATIONALE

The New Tech Network is a program that transforms schools into innovative learning environments.The project based learning approach engages students with dynamic, rigorous curriculum.Teachers evolve from keepers of knowledge to facilitators of rich, relevant learning.The administration is asking the Board for approval to submit a joint application with Covington City Schools to begin the preliminary work to implement a New Tech Academy.The application is non-binding but is necessary to begin the process of planning with the New Tech Network team.

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BUDGET CATEGORY

 

LEGAL REFERENCE

N/A

STAFF CONTACTS

Gene Kotulka

SUPERINTENDENTíS

RECOMMENDATION

Recommended

 

 

Attached:New Tech Network