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<p class="MsoNormal"><b><i><span style="font-size:10.0pt;font-family:&quot;Cambria&quot;,&quot;serif&quot;;color:#5F497A">Today on the</span></i></b><b><i><span style="font-family:&quot;Cambria&quot;,&quot;serif&quot;;color:#5F497A"> ETNews Listserv<o:p></o:p></span></i></b></p>
<p class="MsoNormal"><b><span style="font-size:10.0pt;color:#76923C">ITEM:&nbsp; </span>
</b><b><span style="font-size:10.0pt;color:#E46C0A">&nbsp;Getting New Hampshire Started with Speak Up 2015</span></b><span style="font-size:10.0pt;font-family:&quot;Trebuchet MS&quot;,&quot;sans-serif&quot;;color:#0F243E"><o:p></o:p></span></p>
<p class="MsoNormal"><b><span style="color:#1F497D"><o:p>&nbsp;</o:p></span></b></p>
<p class="MsoNormal"><span style="color:#1F497D">Each fall, Project Tomorrow, an internationally recognized education nonprofit organization, facilitates the
<b>Speak Up Research Project</b> &#8211; and we would like to invite you to learn more about how your school and district can participate this year.&nbsp; Speak Up 2015 is the best way for education leaders to learn about the views and ideas of K-12 students, parents
 and teachers regarding digital learning, workplace skill development, STEM education and professional development.&nbsp; It is easy to participate in Speak Up &#8211; there are no fees or costs &#8211; everything is 100% free.&nbsp;<o:p></o:p></span></p>
<p class="MsoNormal"><b><span style="color:#1F497D"><o:p>&nbsp;</o:p></span></b></p>
<p class="MsoNormal"><b><span style="color:#1F497D">Webinar: Getting New Hampshire Started with Speak Up 2015 &#8211; a 45 minute introduction<o:p></o:p></span></b></p>
<p class="MsoNormal"><b><span style="color:#1F497D">Wednesday, October 7, 2015<o:p></o:p></span></b></p>
<p class="MsoNormal"><b><span style="color:#1F497D">2:00 pm ET<o:p></o:p></span></b></p>
<p class="MsoNormal"><b><span style="color:#1F497D"><a href="http://cp.mcafee.com/d/2DRPoAcy0wrhoopvojvssdCQkkkSm4hRTPqaaarb28VZcSrdCQaODQ2v4qCjrwUQsIyGrKL2KTJpAwyOaI6zAsg5mbfI2KzxO0GMVXSLef86zB_jpISrdw0O4FYumN460vhO8ArdLThjdCXCQPrNKVJUSyrh">http://bit.ly/1NYa71C</a><o:p></o:p></span></b></p>
<p class="MsoNormal"><b><span style="color:#1F497D"><o:p>&nbsp;</o:p></span></b></p>
<p class="MsoNormal"><span style="color:#1F497D">Last year over 521,000 K-12 students, parents and educators completed a Speak Up survey.&nbsp; And 8,200 schools and 2,600 districts received free reports with their local data plus national findings for comparatives.
 Why use instructional funds for data collection when Speak Up is already available to every K-12 school and district?&nbsp; Plus, Speak Up provides a direct pipeline for the voices of your stakeholders to impact federal and state policies, programs and funding
 every year.&nbsp; <o:p></o:p></span></p>
<p class="MsoNormal"><span style="color:#1F497D"><o:p>&nbsp;</o:p></span></p>
<p class="MsoNormal"><span style="color:#1F497D">Want to learn more about Speak Up 2015?&nbsp; SpeakUp is hosting a special informational webinar just for New Hampshire schools.&nbsp; Join us on October 7th for a quick 30-minute introduction to Speak Up hosted by the
 CEO of Project Tomorrow, Julie Evans. <o:p></o:p></span></p>
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<p class="MsoNormal"><b><span style="color:#1F497D">Login to the webinar at 2:00 pm et on October 7th here:
<a href="http://cp.mcafee.com/d/2DRPoAcy0wrhoopvojvssdCQkkkSm4hRTPqaaarb28VZcSrdCQaODQ2v4qCjrwUQsIyGrKL2KTJpAwyOaI6zAsg5mbfI2KzxO0GMVXSLef86zB_jpISrdw0O4FYumN460vhO8ArdLThjdCXCQPrNKVJUSyrh">
http://bit.ly/1NYa71C</a> <o:p></o:p></span></b></p>
<p class="MsoNormal"><span style="color:#1F497D"><o:p>&nbsp;</o:p></span></p>
<p class="MsoNormal"><span style="color:#1F497D">In the Getting Started live webinar, Julie will address these key questions for you:
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<li class="MsoNormal" style="color:#1F497D;mso-list:l0 level1 lfo3"><b>What is Speak Up?</b>&nbsp; What types of questions are asked on the online surveys and what types of schools or districts participate in Speak Up?
<o:p></o:p></li><li class="MsoNormal" style="color:#1F497D;mso-list:l0 level1 lfo3"><b>Why should my school or district participate in Speak Up?&nbsp;
</b>What will be the benefits? &nbsp;How could I use the Speak Up data to inform our local plans?&nbsp;
<o:p></o:p></li><li class="MsoNormal" style="color:#1F497D;mso-list:l0 level1 lfo3"><b>See what is trending</b>: Find out how NH schools are advancing in digital learning<o:p></o:p></li><li class="MsoNormal" style="color:#1F497D;mso-list:l0 level1 lfo3"><b>Discover how state and local data can be used for planning and decision making</b><o:p></o:p></li></ul>
<p class="MsoNormal"><b><span style="color:#1F497D"><o:p>&nbsp;</o:p></span></b></p>
<p class="MsoNormal"><span style="color:#1F497D">Got questions about the live webinar or wondering if your school or district has previously participated in Speak Up?&nbsp; Contact Lisa Chu at
<a href="mailto:lchu@tomorrow.org">lchu@tomorrow.org</a>.<o:p></o:p></span></p>
<p class="MsoNormal"><span style="color:#1F497D">Register your district for the SpeakUp Survey on our Speak Up New Hampshire Page at
<a href="http://www.tomorrow.org/speakup/NewHampshire.html">http://www.tomorrow.org/speakup/NewHampshire.html</a>.
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<i>~ Anthony Chivetta, high school student in Missouri</i></span><span style="font-size:8.0pt;font-family:&quot;Times New Roman&quot;,&quot;serif&quot;;color:#5F497A"><o:p></o:p></span></p>
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