Large Urban District Examples

Four Domains for Rapid School Improvement: An Implementation Framework

NIRN and the National Center for School Turnaround (2018) published the Four Domains for Rapid School Improvement: An Implementation Framework as a companion to the Center for School Turnaround’s (2017) recent publication of The Four Domains for Rapid School Improvement: A Systems Framework. The aim of this companion paper is to describe how to use the improvement domains in practice.

Accomplishing Effective and Durable Change to Support Improved Student Outcomes

The Greater Louisville Education Cooperative supports Jefferson County Public Schools (JCPS) in developing a critical perspective data report using the district data stored in the Kentucky Data Dashboard. JCPS has 150 schools with more than 101,000 students.  Read more about how district leadership uses data to assess readiness for the effective use of Evidence-based practices and programs.

A Tale of Two States: Alignment and cohesion to close long-standing disparities in student outcomes

When considering readiness for systemic change, some organizations may find they do not have the capacity to transform the entire system simultaneously. The purpose of this brief is to provide two different examples of a State Education Agency’s path to systemic change and the facilitators and barriers to consider.