New Jersey Schools to Watch

Engaging in outstanding educational practices that can be replicated by others.

Now Accepting Applications for 2017 - 2018

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Middle Schools recognized for their trajectory towards implementing best practices.

Academic Excellence
Developmental Responsiveness
Social Equity
Organizational Structures
As of 2016, there were seven Schools to Watch in the state of New Jersey.  These schools open their doors to middle school colleagues and university students who want to watch how the reform model improved these schools.
The National Forum on Middle Grades Reform's Schools to Watch Rubric is a school reform model that is designed to bring about positive change in schools.  Find out more about how your NJ school can use the rubric to foster improvement.
STW as an Improvement Tool
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