Strategic School Design makes transformational school improvement possible. ERS tools guide district and school leaders to use people, time, and money to support significant improvements in instructional quality and, ultimately, student results.
We’ve seen time and time again how high-performing schools use strategic school design. Starting with a clear instructional core, school leaders determine the resource use implications across the four areas surrounding that core--Time and Attention, Talent Management, Whole Child, and Teacher Collaboration. And to succeed, they attend to a Growth-oriented Adult Culture that enables improvement throughout the school.
To learn more about Strategic School Design, download Designing Schools that Work and explore our tools below.
Across the country, states and school districts are focusing on turning around the nation’s lowest-performing schools. This focus on school turnaround, while welcome, is not new. And while some schools have made significant gains in student achievement, results overall are decidedly mixed.