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Silicon Valley Execs Funnel $3 million into Rocketship

Silicon Valley Execs Funnel $3 million into Rocketship

| May 11, 2011 | 0 Comments

Silicon Valley executives — CEOs and COOs of companies like Netflix, Facebook, and Skype — have funneled $3 million to Rocketship Education this year that will be used to refine its sophisticated software system. The money will be spent to improve four components of Rocketship’s computer software: assessment of students, the way it generates learning […]

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Five Lessons Learned from a New Charter School

Five Lessons Learned from a New Charter School

| May 6, 2011 | 0 Comments

  The Rocketship network of charter Schools in San Jose is fairly new — the first school just opened in 2007. But from an observer’s perspective, a few lessons can be pulled from the way the young network has engineered the design of the school system. Can these ideas be applied to any school, whether […]

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A Look Inside Rocketship

A Look Inside Rocketship

| May 6, 2011 | 0 Comments

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Hybrid Learning Comes to Life at Rocketship

Hybrid Learning Comes to Life at Rocketship

| May 3, 2011 | 2 Comments

Sintia Marquez in Rocketship’s Learning Lab, where she uses adapative technology that moves at her level. When it comes to a student’s education, expectation is everything. What parents and educators expect from each student, and what she expects from herself, has a tremendous effect on how a student fares in school. For Sintia Marquez, a […]

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How Can an Advanced Student Move Ahead in Public School?

How Can an Advanced Student Move Ahead in Public School?

| April 29, 2011 | 2 Comments

With a combination of high-tech computer programs, high expectations from teachers, and sheer force of will, Sintia Marquez is propelling ahead.

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