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GAZETTE: PPP CSAP Scores 42% Growth Improvement

on Wednesday, 15 June 2011 00:00

Pikes Peak Prep charter school (K-12) has experienced steady growth over the past few years. A 42% improvement in the 3rd grade reading scores over the past four years marked one of the top growth scores in Colorado Springs. Third grade students were able to increase their proficiency scores over the past year by 4% and 19% in partial proficiency.

Pikes Peak Prep charter school (K-12) has experienced steady growth over the past few years. A 42% improvement in the 3rd grade reading scores over the past four years marked one of the top growth scores in Colorado Springs. Third grade students were able to increase their proficiency scores over the past year by 4% and 19% in partial proficiency.

Scale Computing, a developer and manufacturer of intelligent, scale-out storage solutions, and GEO Foundation today announced that its Intelligent Clustered Operating System™ (ICOS) project has been awarded Storage Virtualisation Project of the Year at the DCS Awards ceremony, which took place on 19 May at the QEII Conference Centre in London.

Why are some high schools that receive ninth-grade students three to four grades below grade level known as "dropout factories" while others who receive most of their students at grade level are known as the best high schools? I think it is time for an honest conversation about the challenges public schools face every day, specifically, high schools.

Rock the Block Party rocked

on Friday, 20 May 2011 00:00

21st Century Charter School’s first-ever Rock the Block Party was a great success. The event brought together students, their families, and members of the community for a full day of fun. Due to rain and wind, the Block Party moved into the 21st Century Charter School gym, where the games, rides, basketball, and music went on from 11:00 am to 7:00 pm, despite the dreary weather.

Eight-year-old Anthony Brown and Adrian Martinez, 16, were test driving a fancy netbook, solving a problem about temperature and friction for a bunch of dignitaries visiting Pikes Peak Prep charter school this week.

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