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Rethinking School Faculty

Saskia Traill

Saskia Traill is TASC's Vice President of Policy and Research.I welcomed the chance to meet Principal Nicole Moore of Francis Scott Key Middle School while recently in Houston for a national meeting o ... read more

What High School Could Be

Saskia Traill

Saskia Traill is TASC's Vice President of Policy and Research.Our mental images of high school—the brick building, the metal lockers, the classrooms where students cycle through 50-minute classes— ... read more

Who’s Ready to Reinvent High School?

Saskia Traill

Saskia Traill is TASC's Vice President of Policy and Research.Two words from President Obama’s call to redesign high schools deserve special attention: new partnerships.“Tonight, I’m announcing ... read more

Learning Time Around the World

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Saskia Traill is TASC's Vice President of Policy and Research.This past autumn, with generous support from the Charles Stewart Mott Foundation and the Ford Foundation, TASC brought together a phenomen ... read more

2013 Holds Much Promise

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Saskia Traill is TASC's Vice President of Policy and Research.Staff at many youth-serving agencies and school districts in New York relaxed this weekend after submitting their proposals to the New Yor ... read more

Making the Most of 21st CCLCs

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Saskia Traill is TASC's Vice President of Policy and Research.When the U.S. Department of Education offered states ESEA flexibility, states got a chance to re-think how they use their 21st Century Com ... read more

Rethinking the Carnegie Unit

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Saskia Traill is TASC's Vice President of Policy and Research.I was excited to learn this week that the Carnegie Foundation for the Advancement of Teaching is considering a redesign of the Carnegie Un ... read more

Summer Learning Starts Now

Saskia Traill

Saskia Traill is TASC's Vice President of Policy and Research.It’s beginning to look a lot like...summer?Maybe not in New York City, but early December is a good time to start thinking about your su ... read more

Love & Hope From NOLA

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Saskia Traill is TASC's Vice President of Policy and Research.It made my day to learn that fourth graders in a New Orleans ExpandED School, Fannie C. Williams, wrote letters to cheer up kids in New Yo ... read more

Skills You Need in a Crisis

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Saskia Traill is TASC's Vice President of Policy and Research.Author’s note: I wrote this just before Sandy hit, and before we knew just how many New Yorkers, kids included, would have their resilie ... read more

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