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Letter to the Editor (EdWeek): Science Standards Offer Start on Promising Road
August 21, 2013

Ron Thorpe, president and CEO of the National Board, and Stanley Litow, Vice President of Corporate Citizenship and Corporate Affairs at IBM, highlight, a portal of online videos and resources that helps teachers bring science to life for their students. August 21, 2013. Article (Premium subscription to EdWeek may be required.)

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Mississippi Governor Announces Grant to Help More Teachers Achieve National Board Certification
August 1, 2013

Mississippi Gov. Phil Bryant announced a partnership with the National Board that will help put many more teachers in the state on a path to National Board Certification. The work is being funded by the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation. WJTV News Channel 12, August 1, 2013. Article

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Bloomberg EDU: Interview with Ron Thorpe and Lee Shulman on teacher preparation
June 21, 2013

Jane Williams speaks with Ron Thorpe, president & CEO of the National Board, and Lee Shulman, professor emeritus at Stanford University School of Education and past president of the Carnegie Foundation for the Advancement of Teaching. Listen (Interview is in the second segment of the program.)

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Op-Ed: Creating a Coherent Trajectory to Accomplished Teaching
June 10, 2013

Commentary by Ron Thorpe on teacher preparation published in Education Week’s “OpEducation” series, June 10, 2013. Subscription required. Article

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Transforming Schools to the Highest Standards
May 16, 2013

Education Talk Radio’s Larry Jacobs interviews Alabama educators about the Take One! school transformation initiative in Jefferson County, May 16, 2013.  Listen

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National Board Certified Teachers are an ‘untapped resource’
May 3, 2013

NYSUT, Sylvia Saunders, May 3, 2013. Article

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Good 100: Meet Geneviève DeBose, Pushing Education Reform Forward
April 27, 2013

Good Magazine, April 27, 2013. Article

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National Teacher of the Year Noted for Robotics, Resourcefulness
April 23, 2013

Education Week Teacher, Liana Heitin, April 23, 2013. Subscription required. Article

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Former Gov. Bob Wise Congratulates Teachers
April 18, 2013

Parkersburg (W.Va.) News and Sentinel, Jody Murphy, April 18, 2013. Article

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Wake (County, NC) Teachers Lead Country in Board Certification
March 18, 2013

WRAL, Julia Sims, March 18, 2013. Article

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