Networks for School Improvement: When Schools Learn, Students Learn
Survey Says: Parents are Willing Partners on Personalized Learning, But We Must Engage Them
We Want to Hear from You: How Have You Used Continuous Improvement to Support Student Achievement?
As the foundation focuses grantmaking efforts on middle and high schools, there is still much to learn about the work and needs of these schools in networks. Our K-12 team invites organizations that have facilitated networks for school improvement or believe they have the skills to do so to respond…
Fresno’s Support of Students’ College Access, From Application to Enrollment
For many school districts, the biggest challenge in getting students to college is college readiness. California’s Fresno Unified School District (FUSD), however, has been up against a unique challenge: how to support students who are college-ready in taking advantage of their postsecondary choices. Based on districtwide data reported in a…
Q&A: How DC Public Schools Guides Teachers Through Cycles of Continuous Improvement
District of Columbia Public Schools (DCPS) is a national leader in supporting teachers—and it’s no coincidence that just a couple of years after the district introduced its unique professional learning framework, it is seeing big gains in student achievement. The cornerstone of the district’s approach to professional learning is called…