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All posts by Sundar Chari

Strategic Partnerships Support EFC’s Engagement with Families!


EFC is developing workshops designed to help parents engage with their students educational goals. The aim is to encourage parents to co-create strategies with our students to achieve full...
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The Power of Connection


3rd grade students in Ms. Opas’ class at Cox Academy recently received new books, courtesy of a donation from the CEO of S&S Worldwide, Stephen Schwartz.  This gift was sparked by a...
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Epic Quests: Students as Education Heroes!


Cross-posted on EdSurge. Students are marching through the school hallways and chanting “Shut it down! Shut it down!” “No more upgrades!”  Is this nonsense?  Chaos?  A failed experiment?...
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Ascend Wins Personalized Learning Grant!


Congratulations to ASCEND for being awarded a Planning Grant to support Personalized Learning!  ASCEND was one of 10 Oakland schools that a team of local and national personalized and blended...
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New Partnership to Combat Summer Learning Loss


EFC is excited to be partnering with the Springboard Collective, a national non-profit dedicated to closing the reading achievement gap.  As stated on the Springboard website, ‘Research finds...
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EFC Inspires Other Educators!


Ascend and Epic both had the recent privilege of hosting 30 teacher fellows from the CityBridge Foundation in D.C. who are all engaged in the work of reimagining what education should look like....
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