At the annual National Forum Schools to Watch Conference held each year in Washington, D.C. outstanding middle schools from throughout the country gather to share best practice, meet with legislators and receive recognition for their commendable work with middle school [...]
AIMS Directs Federal Grant to Support Illinois Middle Schools The Association of Illinois Middle-grade Schools (AIMS) advocates for middle school students and the professionals who serve them. In response to lagging proficiency in math and English language arts [...]
The Association of Illinois Middle-Grade Schools is proud to announce the 2019 New and Re-Designated Illinois Horizon Schools to Watch (IHSTW)! These middle schools demonstrate a commitment to excellence in middle-level education through academic, developmental and social structures and [...]
Rotolo Middle School in Batavia, Illinois has been recognized for excellence by the National Forum for the Advancement of Middle School Reform Schools to Watch program for their fifth designation. In January, representatives from the Association of Illinois Middle-grade Schools [...]
On October 18, 2018 leaders from Stevenson Middle School in Melrose Park, Illinois hosted teachers and administrators from Metropolitan School District of Lawrence Township, located in Indianapolis, Indiana. It was a day of sharing between two schools in states affiliated [...]
Illinois Horizon Schools Honored with National Recognition at the Schools to Watch Conference in Washington, D.C.
In June, four AIMS network schools recognized as Horizon Schools to Watch for 2018 were honored and actively participated in the National Schools to Watch Conference. Olympia Middle School was recognized upon their initial designation as a School to Watch. [...]