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SWIFT Talk Submission Guidelines

Do you like to write and have a story to share about equity-based inclusive education? SWIFT welcomes submissions that advance the practice of equity, excellence, and All Means All.

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SWIFT Implementation Begins with Teams

What makes an effective and efficient team where all members want to be there, contribute ideas, respect differences, and work together to accomplish a common goal? Structures for participation!

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The Students Had a Lot to Say

SWIFT Center is pleased to share the University of Kansas recent blog post by our own Allyson Satter. This post was previously published in Hawk Hopes Blog: Change is a Collaborative Act.

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Difficult Dialogues on Disproportionality

We’ve heard the national data and know who is in our country’s “basement.” Do you know who is in “the basement” in your schools, districts, and communities?

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Success with SWIFT in Mississippi

For the first time in over a decade, we’re proud to say that no child in the city of Meridian attends a failing school and All Means All!

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The Parade

Many more teams pass by—one for every year in preschool, elementary, middle, and high school. Some of the marchers play on the team for a year or two. Others remain for a decade. All in all, more than 100 paraders march past!

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Implementing SWIFT? Hone Our Adaptive Leadership Skills!

Our dreams for equity based inclusive schoolwide transformation can only be realized to the extent that our individual and collective leadership practices make it possible.

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What Comes First - Educational Placement or Student Labels?

Inclusive education has little to do with the labels and characteristics of students and everything to do with the commitment, creativity, and flexibility of educational teams.

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Engaging Communities and Stakeholders in SWIFT Visioning Process

I wanted to develop a vision that the community owns. The community should have an opportunity to provide input regarding the kind of education they want for their children.

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