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COVID-19 Series: Accountability and School Improvement

This Policy Outline reviews the topics of accountability and school improvement in the context of the COVID-19 pandemic and provides both policy considerations and policy examples for state leaders looking…

 

  October 26, 2020

  Data Visualization

  Early Education (P-3), High School, K-12, Postsecondary

  AZ, LA, NC, SC, TN

  Accountability, Safety

The COVID-19 Slide and What It Could Mean for Student Achievement

When students, educators and administrators return to school after the COVID-19 school closures, classrooms will be a changed landscape. While it is difficult to speculate on what missing months of school…

 

  April 27, 2020

  Blog Post

  Unassigned

  Unassigned

  Unassigned

Principal Development as a Strategy in School Improvement

This Policy Brief highlights three types of policy levers — role recognition, statewide support systems and federal funding — that can be employed to support principals as they engage in…

 

  February 11, 2020

  Policy Report

  Early Education (P-3), High School, K-12

  AR, CA, CO, FL, GA, IA, MD, MN, NC, NY, TN

  Accountability, Governance, Teachers & Leaders

Three Steps to Address the Fairness of School Funding Through ESSA

A key goal of public education is to provide equitable opportunities for students, regardless of their backgrounds and circumstances. Achievement gaps on state standardized tests based on differences in family…

 

  December 9, 2019

  Blog Post

  K-12

  Unassigned

  ESSA

Guiding Questions for State School Improvement Efforts

This special report — informed by our March 2018 School Improvement Thinkers Meeting — guides state leaders toward a better understanding of how to improve lower-performing schools.

 

  July 11, 2018

  Policy Report

  High School, K-12

  KY, MS, NV, TX, VT

  Accountability, Arts, ESSA, Governance, Standards & Curriculum, Teachers & Leaders