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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Contact Us

For media inquiries, please contact BARR’s Communications Manager Ariana Miron at For additional inquiries, please reach out to Stefan Pollack and Emily Frumberg at


Recent Stories

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IB Matters Podcast Features BARR Center

After IB Matters host Jon Peterson heard that South St. Paul Public Schools became the first BARR (Building Assets, Reducing Risks) and …

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The Future of Education in a Post-COVID-19 U.S.

On December 15th, BARR Center hosted a fireside chat about what the pandemic has revealed and how relationships and data help address …

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Student and staff working together

BARR Presents Internationally About Importance of Relationships

This fall, the BARR (Building Assets, Reducing Risks) team was invited to present internationally as part of the Teaching Times Masterclass Webinar …

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Achieving the Impossible

There is no shortage of stories about the tenuous state of schooling in this country. It’s safe to say that this year …

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Students are falling behind in online school. Where’s the COVID-19 ‘disaster plan’ to catch them up?

BARR’s Founder and Executive Director Angela Jerabek was quoted in a USA TODAY article about the importance of assessing and surveying students …

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