Magnet Schools of America

The National Association of Magnet and Theme-Based Schools

 

February is National Magnet
School Month!


This February join the celebration of National Magnet School Month. There are many 
ways for you to participate and get involved! Visit nationalmagnetschoolmonth.org and find creative ways that you can promote magnet schools.

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www.msamiami2016.org


Join us May 3-7 for Magnet Schools of America's 34th National Conference hosted by Miami-Dade County Public Schools.  Register online, book your room today!

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ESSA Ushers in New Era for Education 


Magnet Schools of America commends the U.S. Congress and President Obama for completing the monumental task of rewriting the No Child Left Behind Act. The new law will provide states and districts with needed flexibiity and expand support for magnet schools. MSA Statement 

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Professional Development Webinars


Be sure to register for one of our upcoming webinars sponsored by the National Institute for Magnet School Leadership. These presentations are held throughout the school year and cover a variety of learning topics. View our schedule of webinars

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Magnet School Funding


Searching for additional resources for your magnet school?
Visit our funding opportunities webpage for current announcements from foundations, corporations and others
that actively support magnet programs and educators. 

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Education Frontline


Stay informed of the latest educational policy developments from Washington, DC and around the country through our Policy Insider Blog. Let us be your source of critical analysis and information on emerging issues impacting magnet schools. 

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Apply for Open Board Positions


Acting Secretary King Addresses National Policy Conference 

Acting U.S. Secretary of Education John King spoke during our National Policy Training Conference in Washington, DC February 10, 2016. This was the first time that a U.S. Secretary of Education has addressed Magnet Schools of America. Dr. King is the former Commissioner of Education for the State of New York. One of his last actions as commissioner was to launch a state pilot grant program to promote socioeconomic integration through theme based magnet schools.

To watch a recording of his speech, click here


 

Success Stories

Connecticut is home to 86 magnet schools, serving nearly 40,000 students. Magnet schools are actively closing the achievement gap by offering the opportunity for a high-quality, integrated education to all students, making them some of the most sought-after public schools in Connecticut. However, magnet schools have been flat-funded by the state for six years. Lack of funding has become an increasing problem that threatens the future of magnet school programs across ConnecticutKeep Reading...


Save-the-Date

February 10-12, 2016


Policy Training Conference
The Liaison Hotel

Washington, District of Columbia

 

 

May 3-7, 2016


34th National Conference on Magnet Schools
The InterContinental Hotel Miami

Hosted by Miami-Dade County Public Schools

Registration Open
Now Accepting Call for Presenter Proposals