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Burnet Middle School Selected as a National Demonstration School

In a letter to Burnet Middle School the SpringBoard Executive Director, Douglas Waugh wrote, “Burnet Middle School exemplifies many of the powerful practices deemed by our research to be necessary for a successful implementation. We commend you and your staff on this prestigious honor and look forward to working together to enhance the educational opportunities for your students.”

“This honor recognizes the outstanding instructional practices of our middle school English Language Arts teacher leaders,” explained BCISD Superintendent Keith McBurnett. “We are committed to Crafting the Future with our students and that means exposing them to rigorous, nationally recognized curriculums like SpringBoard. The administration, teachers and staff at Burnet Middle represent the excellence in Burnet CISD,” stated McBurnett.

According to College Board, “SpringBoard English Language Arts encourages students to take charge of their learning, supports teachers with useful resources, and gets students ready for state assessments, college entrance exams, and college-level work. Based on the Understanding by Design model, SpringBoard ELA offers an instructional pathway built around embedded assessments that are mapped to AP and college readiness standards.”