The Consortium's Organizing Schools for Improvement report is cited on relational trust being a key lever for school success.
The Consortium's report on the connection between middle school grades and attendance, and future success is summarized.
Freshman On-Track is cited as one of the ways Chicago has worked to improve graduation rates city-wide.
Barbara Byrd-Bennett praises CPS on recent progress, including freshmen on-track rates.
The Consortium's recent report on teacher reactions to new evaluations is analyzed.
The Consortium's release on teacher evaluations is summarized, stating that teachers remain "upbeat" about the new system despite reporting additional stress.
The Consortium's five essentials for organizing schools for improvement are cited in this piece on the importance of holding schools accountable for early childhood learning, and for using more than test scores to do so.
The Consortium's research is cited suggesting that attendance matters, even as early as pre-k.
UEI rated Central Collegiate Academy, the oldest high school in Detroit, as "strong" - the only SIG high school in Detroit to earn such a ranking.
Tim Knowles is quoted on the importance of not getting caught up on short-term indicators at the expense of the bigger picture, as well as keeping kids on-track for graduation.
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