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BELL's first large-scale deployment of Pre-K model yields reading gains

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASEContact:Jaime Crespo Jaime.Crespo@experiencebell.orgSAN MATEO, Calif., Jan. 9, 2017 -- The Big Lift's summer learning program Inspiring Summers, designed to prevent the academic achievement gap among underserved students, produced measurable gains in their reading skills, new...
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BELL's Incoming CEO Lauren Gilbert Named to Results for America's Fellowship Program

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Contact:Jaime CrespoJaime.Crespo@experiencebell.org DORCHESTER, Mass., Dec. 15, 2016 - Today, Lauren Gilbert, Ed.D., BELL's president and chief strategy officer and incoming chief executive officer, has been named by Results for America (RFA) to a two-year fellowship.RFA is a...
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Dr. Tiffany Gueye To Step Down After 18 Years With The Organization, Dr. Lauren Gilbert Named Next CEO

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Contact:Norman BlackThe Hatcher Group301-656-0348 DR. LAUREN GILBERT NAMED NEXT CEO OF BELLDr. Tiffany Gueye To Step Down Next Year After 18 Years With The Organization BOSTON, Sept. 19, 2016 - Dr. Lauren Gilbert, the president and chief strategy officer of BELL (Building...
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WTOP: MCPS Attacks Achievement Gap with Summer Program

By Kate Ryan | @KateRyanWTOPJuly 20, 2016 5:55 pmStudents in class at Weller Road Elementary School are analyzing word problems, making comparisons and collaborating. (WTOP/Kate Ryan)SILVER SPRING, Md. – No one's squirming in Mr. Mackall's third grade class at Weller Road Elementary school in Silver...
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Your4State: Montgomery County Joins BELL Program

Montgomery County Joins BELL ProgramIt helps students close the summer learning gapBy Kylie Khan | kkhan@whag.comPublished 07/20 2016 07:36PMMontgomery County Joins BELL ProgramIt helps students close the summer learning gapBy Kylie Khan | kkhan@whag.comPublished 07/20 2016 07:36PMMONTGOMERY COUNTY...
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Fox Carolina: Upstate School Teaches Science and Leadership Over Summer

Posted: Jul 15, 2016 12:15 AM EDTBy Sierra HancockStudents at Tanglewood Middle School are learning about science and leadership throughout the summer. (7/14/2016)
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Montgomery Community Media: Local Leaders Celebrate the Launch of the BELL Program

JULY 25, 2016 | BY SONYA BURKEMontgomery County officials are celebrating the launch of the Building Educated Leaders for Life (BELL) program this summer. The program will serve one thousand students a year for four years. Councilmember Nancy Navarro said this innovative program approaches the...
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Montgomery County Public Schools: New Program for Elementary Students Designed to Help Close Achievement Gap

Home → Story Archive → StoryOn July 20, MCPS and county government officials gathered at Weller Road ES to celebrate the successful launch of the Building Educated Leaders for Life (BELL) program. BELL is a five-week summer program for second and third grade students that is designed to help close...
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The Mercury News: From Coding to Slack-Lining: Cool Bay Area Camps Aim to Stop Summer Slide

By Sharon Noguchi, snoguchi@bayareanewsgroup.com POSTED: 07/21/2016 04:54:20 AM PDTJewelry making, film appreciation, hiking, slacklining, graphic-novel design, coding, dodgeball - the electives list for Aim High reads like a cool summer camp, but this program is right in the students' own East...