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The challenge to change

The challenge to change

You might never imagine us giving each other professional advice–but in fact, it’s Jason I can thank for one of the most important insights I’ve ever gained into what it takes for leaders of struggling schools to be willing to commit to better intervention strategies to improve results: Committing to the whole program of change from day one–even when you feel just starting one adjustment will be hard enough. [More]
How Do You Identify Students At-Risk?

How Do You Identify Students At-Risk?

Proactively identifying students at-risk of academic failure is essential to ensuring students are maintaining appropriate grade-level progress and graduating with their four-year cohort. However, in often using home-grown solutions, districts struggle to easily and longitudinally analyze some of the most critical indicators to assess student risk, including student-level assessments, attendance, and other academic or student behavior data. [More]