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Tier 1 Ratings for AppleTree Campuses

On October 31, 2018, the DC Public Charter School Board released its annual School Quality Report. We are pleased to report that AppleTree Early Learning Public Charter School’s Columbia Heights, Lincoln Park, Oklahoma Avenue, and Southwest campuses received a Tier 1 rating that puts us in the highest-rating for all public charter schools in the city! […]

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Brookings Blog Post by AppleTree Staff

Brookings Institution published a blog post by AppleTree staff as part of Brookings’ Center for Universal Education blog series about learning progressions. In the article Teaching preschoolers learning strategies: ‘What’ meets ‘how’, authors Felicia R. Truong, Ed.D. (AppleTree Institute’s Director of Curriculum and Content) and Abby G. Carlson, Ph.D. (AppleTree Institute’s Director of Research and […]

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AppleTree Institute Joins Cohort to Improve Early Education with Ed Tech

AppleTree Selected for Early Learning Ed Tech Cohort Funding and management assistance from NewSchools Venture Fund will fuel efforts to create exceptional early learning tools for PreK-2nd grade. AppleTree Institute for Education Innovation is proud to announce its selection as a member of the Fall 2017 Ignite cohort at NewSchools Venture Fund. AppleTree is one […]

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AppleTree Recognized by Center for High Impact Philanthropy

AppleTree Featured in High Impact Giving Guide. The University of Pennsylvania’s Center for High Impact Philanthropy featured AppleTree Institute once again as one of 11 organizations in its 2017 High Impact Giving Guide designed to help donors make a bigger difference with their philanthropic dollars. AppleTree was recognized for its evidence-based, comprehensive, and replicable educational approach to diminishing […]

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A Foundation of Learning

The August 2017 issue of Learning Forward’s “The Learning Professional” includes this article written by AppleTree Institute’s Natasha Parrilla and Kelly Trygstad about how AppleTree’s professional development component of its instructional model Every Child Ready helps instructional leaders close the achievement gap for preschool and pre-kindergarten students. Read the article here.  

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AppleTree Early Learning Featured in Report on Quality Early Ed Programs

AELPCS featured in report about high-quality early ed programs. The Connecticut Coalition for Achievement Now (ConnCAN) released a report in April 2017 about high-quality early childhood education programs throughout the United States and includes a case study about AppleTree Early Learning Public Charter School. Other programs featured in the report are Acelero Learning, Boston Public […]

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Every Child Ready as a Model for Future Pay for Success Projects

ECR as a Model for Pay for Success Projects. America Forward’s Evidence in Action blog series includes this piece by AppleTree Institute  CEO Jack McCarthy. McCarthy writes that “as governments make tough choices about where to spend their limited funding, and more investor attention is focused on filling the gap in government budgeting for early […]

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AppleTree Treats Early Childhood Education Like Rocket Science

Article in The 74:  AppleTree’s success partnering with other public charter schools is highlighted in this December 18, 2016 article by Richard Whitmire in The 74. In this article, Whitmire writes that AppleTree treats early childhood education like rocket science. By partnering with elementary public charter schools like Rocketship Rise, AppleTree gives students a strong foundation […]

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AppleTree Recognized as “High Impact Investment” for Early Childhood Education

The University of Pennsylvania’s Center for High Impact Philanthropy recently recognized AppleTree Institute for Education Innovation as a “high impact” investment for early childhood education. Read the report here. The Center’s report highlights how AppleTree’s Every Child Ready instructional model makes a significant impact in reducing the achievement gap for three- and four-year old children […]

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Ryan Tauriainen named The Washington Post’s 2016 Principal of the Year

AppleTree Institute is thrilled that Ryan Tauriainen, principal of our Columbia Heights campus, is the 2016 winner the Washington Post’s Principal of the Year Award. We are thrilled that Ryan Tauriainen, principal of our AppleTree Early Learning Public Charter School’s Columbia Heights campus, is the 2016 winner of The Washington Post’s Principal of the Year […]

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