With a shared vision and plan for student success, administrators, teachers, and staff members can collaborate to make transformative change. Our approach to school improvement focuses on aligning your ongoing efforts to build on the strengths of your students, educators, and community. After partnering with you to learn about your needs and goals, we help you collect and analyze data, coach leaders and teachers, and implement evidence-based practices that support better student outcomes. We ground our work in relationships, your community and culture, and research so the improvements are lasting and sustainable.
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An independent evaluation of Arkansas’ PLC at Work project determined that the program has positively impacted student achievement on the ACT Aspire assessment.
To address the critical teacher shortage problem, policymakers are looking at “grow-your-own” teacher strategies, which seek to support current paraeducators interested in pursuing full certification.
This classic 1989 brief from researchers Kathleen Cotton and Karen Reed Wikelund remains widely cited and circulated more than 20 years after original publication.
With a growing body of research showing the positive impact of diverse teachers on students outcomes, what does the research say on strategies for hiring more teachers of color?