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Organizing Schools for Improvement

- October 19, 2022

Why do some schools improve dramatically while similar schools fail? A study by the Consortium on Chicago School Research found that how schools are organized and how they interact with their communities can make the difference. The researchers found five essential supports for school improvement.

School- and district-level teams can use this framework to ensure that they are looking at all possible areas for change to address and understand the challenge. This report is particularly useful to reflect on current school culture and existing parent-community-school relationships that contribute to student outcomes.

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