BARR receives local and national recognition for their impactful stories about educators and students across the United States. Learn more about BARR’s stories and how to connect with us to share the important work that is happening in each district.

Media Coverage

BARR is continually highlighted by local and national media outlets for its transformational results in schools.

BARR Stories

The BARR team is committed to sharing the impressive results that are happening every day with students and educators. Each team member plays an important role in taking a behind-the-scenes look at the positive change the BARR model is having on students’ and educators’ lives. 

Press Releases

Browse recent stories that have been shared with the press about the many ways BARR is helping ensure each and every student succeeds. 

Media Resources

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Recent Stories

ECS Honors Angela Jerabek with 2024 James Bryant Conant Award

Angela joins former BARR students and performers to commemorate BARR’s 25th Anniversary at the 2024 BARR National Conference in Rancho Mirage. The BARR Center …

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Strengthening School Connectedness to Increase Student Success

Authors: Robert Balfanz, Everyone Graduates Center, Johns Hopkins University Angela Jerabek, BARR Center Krystal Payne, Network for College Success, University of Chicago Jenny Scala, American …

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2023-2024 Academic Supports and Student and School Staff Well-Being Project

National Governors Association The National Governors Association’s K-12 Education Team is supporting Alabama, Maine, New Hampshire, New York, North Carolina, Oregon, Rhode Island, …

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Showing Appreciation for Teachers by Making Their Jobs Even More Rewarding

From New America Blog Post Is rethinking how we staff schools the secret to a more sustainable, rewarding teaching profession? By Melissa Tooley Link to …

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Congratulations to the 2024 Accredited BARR Schools

Everyone at the BARR Center is excited to announce our 2024 Accredited BARR Schools. The following schools received this honor based on …

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