• Partnership for Leaders in Education Turnaround Specialist Program -

    C3 and SC3 are proud to support Colorado, Oklahoma, and New Mexico in the UVA Darden School of Business/Curry School of Education Partnership for Leaders in Education Turnaround Specialist Program.

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  • SC3 Project Update (December 2014) -

    Arkansas Indistar System for School Improvement

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  • State Plans to Ensure Equitable Access to Excellent Educators Webinar 1 -

    C3 and SC3 at OU invite you to participate in a webinar on Thursday, December 18, 2014, at 3:00 p.m. Central Standard Time to learn about resources designed to assist your state in completing your State Plan to Ensure Equitable Access to Excellent Educators.

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  • Winter Break -

    The C3/SC3 offices will be closed December 24, 2014, through January 2, 2015, for Winter Break.

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  • FCC Votes to Increase Funding for E-rate -

    Federal Communications Commission Votes to Increase Funding for E-rate by $1.5 Billion Annually to Expand High-Speed Internet Access in Nation’s Schools and Libraries.

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The South Central Comprehensive Center (SC3) is part of a national network of centers funded by the U.S. Department of Education (ED) to support the improvement of educational outcomes. The state portals below provide information about the Center's work in each state along with state education-related data, technical assistance contacts, and the membership of the State Coordinating Council.

SC3 Region

ArkansasLouisianaNew MexicoOklahoma

Focus on American Indian Education

The American Indian Education portal provides information about the Center's work in Indian education. The portal includes information about ongoing technical assistance work, related resources on this site, links to relevant state information, and other resources.

Visit the American Indian Education portal.



Priority Reform Initiatives

The U.S. Department of Education has established a series of reform initiatives the Comprehensive Centers are charged with supporting through assistance to the state departments of education. SC3 has created portals dedicated to each specific priority reform initiative with information about the ongoing technical assistance work with each state, related resources on this site, links to relevant state information, and other resources.

College & Career ReadyHighly Effective Teachers & LeadersLow Performing SchoolsEarly LearningRigorous Instructional PathwaysInnovative Approaches to Teaching and LearningData-based Decision-making
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