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11 Examples of How the Baldrige Excellence Framework Strengthens K-12 Schools

By Christine Schaefer The first two U.S. public school districts to earn Baldrige Awards—the nation’s highest honor for U.S. organizations that achieve excellence—showed that role-model performance can be achieved in elementary and secondary education schools and systems of wide-ranging sizes, … Continue reading

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Preparing Students for Future Jobs: Update from a 2010 Baldrige Award Winner

Posted by Christine Schaefer When Montgomery County Public Schools earned a Baldrige Award four years ago, it became the largest and most culturally diverse school district in the nation to have yet achieved the prestigious honor. Recently, staff members of … Continue reading

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These are a Few of my Favorite Things: Top 10 Excellent Practices

Posted by Zara Brunner Here are a few of my favorite things about the leaders from Baldrige winning organizations’ recent presentations at the Quest for Excellence conference in DC.  The blog title may be a bit misleading if you were thinking Sound of Music..not exactly whiskers … Continue reading

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The Secret to Reducing High School Dropouts

Posted by Pamela Wong Everyone agrees that we can’t have 1.3 million U.S. high school students dropping out every year—almost one in three. This week, the America’s Promise Alliance and its partners are sponsoring here in Washington, D.C., the Building … Continue reading

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