It’s a big week here in the ASD. This Thursday at 11 a.m., we’ll announce our school matches for the 2014-15 school year. Next year, we’re looking to add another 6-7 schools, which will bring our total to 22-23, with all but one of them in Memphis. The announcement will represent the conclusion of a […]
Recently, the good folks at the Center for Reinventing Public Education (CRPE) put out a “Portfolio Implementation Snapshot & Comparison” that got our attention. The snapshot rated districts’ progress against CRPE’s 7 components of a portfolio strategy: Good options and choices for all families School autonomy Pupil-based funding for schools Talent-seeking strategy Sources of support […]
“Data-driven decision making” has become a catchy phrase in education, and with good reason. Objective information about student performance—for example, whether kids are learning faster, slower, or right on pace—should always inform decisions about how teachers, schools, and districts support learning. At the Achievement School District (ASD), we believe in taking this approach to everything […]
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