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Rockford’s finest rock out for lip sync challenge

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Source: Rockford’s finest rock out for lip sync challenge ROCKFORD — Rockford Police Department officers released their “lip sync challenge” video Friday, set to songs by AC/DC and Rockford’s own Cheap Trick. The three-minute video is among many law enforcement “lip sync challenge” videos being released by police agencies across the country as part of a popular

Do You Know These People?

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In Judy Gustafson’s first teaching job, some of her students were the exact same age as she was. She was a young 21 year old graduate who was teaching developmental English. Jay Larson began his career in the financial sector. Nik Butenhoff was recognized as the Conference Coach of the Year for volleyball. And Chris

Exactly What We Hoped For

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This week our Pathways team recapped sophomore site visits that occurred during the last couple of weeks in March. All RPS205 sophomores must visit a business in order to meet this college and career readiness benchmark requirement. Alignment Rockford worked with local businesses to arrange site visits for students. We worked with local businesses and

Community Leaders Assist in Shark Tank Project

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A team from this year’s Chamber of Commerce Leadership Rockford graduating class has been working with the BAMIT (Business, Arts, Modern World Languages, and Information Technology) College and Career Readiness Council to support Academy efforts within the Rockford public high schools. One major effort consisted of a first-ever Shark Tank event in Mrs. Nicole Frazer’s Economic classes

Impact of Community and Education Collaboration

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As community engagement coordinator for Alignment Rockford I had the privilege of attending site visits last week with RPS205 teachers and sophomores. Until I actually attended my first visit to Larson & Darby Group with 25 East High School students interested in architecture, I wondered if I was more excited than the students would be. It soon

The Power of the Volunteer

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Today we hosted a meeting for the businesses who are participating in Sophomore Site Visits. Over 55 local businesses are hosting 10th graders for an interactive tour and discussion at their place of business this spring. Alignment Rockford aligns community resources to the needs of the Rockford Public Schools. A new College and Career Readiness

Relationships vs. Authority

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This morning in our College Readiness A-Team meeting, we discussed how to scale up a program that is taking place at Lincoln Middle School. Started by employees of UTAS, this mentor/tutor program focuses on working with 6th through 8th grade students to increase their math skills. Currently students are taken out of math class for

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Timeline PhotosThis Sunday we will Share the Plate with Alignment Rockford 🙌

Alignment Rockford's mission is to align community resources in support of public school strategies to raise student achievement, improve the health and happiness of our children, and advance the economic and social well-being of our community.

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@GovPritzker y la Comisión de Financiamiento de Educación Temprana participan en celebrando la semana de Primera Infancia con identificando las TRES recomendaciones de el reporte que hicieron para mejorar el sistema de educación temprana en Illinois!

1) Identificando cuanto dinero se necesita para apoyar a niños completamente
2) Simplificando la manera que repartimos fondos
3) Centralizando la administración de educación temprana en un solo ligar para que proveedores y familias puedan recibir y proporcionar cuidado infantil mas fácilmente.

Lee la versión corta del reporte aquí: bit.ly/ECE-IL-Report Y vamos empezar nuestro trabajo ahora! #TodosJuntosParaEduTemprana #EduTempranaEsEssencia
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