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Muscle Shoals City Schools: Impactful Problem-Solving

Muscle Shoals City Schools: Impactful Problem-Solving

This is the second post in a six-part series recognizing the state finalists and overall grand prize winner of the Tri-State Best Practices Contest. Our first post featured Alabama state finalist Eufaula City Schools.   Many young people face a Catch 22 when they enter the job market: Employers want experience, but you cannot get… Read more »

Central Community and East Feliciana are the Louisiana Finalists!

Central Community and East Feliciana are the Louisiana Finalists!

Spring is in full-bloom here in the southeastern United States and LEAN Frog is pleased to announce that the Louisiana school systems’ first year of participation in this Best Practices Contest has blossomed beyond our expectations!  The Louisiana entries were highly competitive and well-deserving of recognition. After several rounds of judging, LEAN Frog and co-sponsors… Read more »

Louisiana Believes . . . in Great Best Practices Contest Entries!

Louisiana Believes . . . in Great Best Practices Contest Entries!

The state plan for the Louisiana State Department of Education is Louisiana Believes.  The Louisiana Believes plan was designed to ensure that every child is on track to a college degree or a professional career and emphasizes the crucial role students, parents and teachers play in helping students achieve. This strong belief is echoed in… Read more »

3rd Annual Alabama’s Best Contest Receives Inspiring Entries

3rd Annual Alabama’s Best Contest Receives Inspiring Entries

As Alabama students begin their first full week of school in 2017, we would like to recognize the excellent work of those school systems who participated in the 3rd annual Alabama’s Best Contest.  We congratulate all those who entered the contest, our two runner-up winners, and our grand prize winner.  We hope that learning about… Read more »

Alabama’s Best Contest Winners Announced at AASB Winter Conference

Alabama’s Best Contest Winners Announced at AASB Winter Conference

We always have an exciting time at Alabama Association of School Boards (AASB) events. This year’s Winter Conference was no different. We had the opportunity to interact with Alabama’s very dedicated and hard-working school board members. Our President and Co-founder Byron Headrick gave a wonderful presentation on “The Pitfalls of Poor Strategic Planning” to a… Read more »

And the Winners Are . . . The 2014 Alabama’s Best Non-Instructional Practices Award

And the Winners Are . . . The 2014 Alabama’s Best Non-Instructional Practices Award

This fall, the Alabama Association of School Boards (AASB) and LEAN Frog sponsored a contest to recognize Best Practices and Innovations in the non-instructional departments of K-12 public schools.  These Best Practices and Innovations have impacted student achievement and promoted the effective and efficient use of public resources statewide during the last two school years. From… Read more »