In February, you will look at why academic data is not progressing as it should. This question is crucial to the success of the School Improvement Plan.Read MoreRoot Causes Shed Light on the “Why”
At the School Improvement Institute, our research has found that student success can be narrowed to seven elements.Read MoreWhat Are The Elements of High Achieving Schools?
Welcome, 2022! Although the virus and its variants still are with us, the work of student improvement carries on. Read MoreHappy New Semester!
Sometimes it's easy to skip this important step in school improvement planning: evidence-based research. Tina kicks off a series on this important topic.Read MoreEvidence-Based Research–Why?
Student participation in school improvement discussions is vital to creating and implementing plans that get results. How will you involve students?Read MoreStudent Discussion Participation: Get It (and Keep It)
The strongest school improvement plans are not formulated by an army of one (or two or three), but rather a cross-section of the community. Read MoreThe Necessity of a Strong Council
It's time to update Achievement Data. The more data that's added to your Achievement Data Report, the better for decision making. Read MoreAchievement Data Report: Filling in What’s Needed
The October kick-off meetings have been held and the minutes submitted. How did SI2 schools do? Read MoreKick-Off Meetings: Responses
Root Cause Self Studies tell the story of your school and its students. In November, carefully consider the self study questions.Read MoreRoot Cause Self Studies: The Story of the School and Its Students
We've added as much data as we can from IDOE reports -- November is the time for SI2 schools to "rake" in the rest of the data. Read MoreNovember: Time to “Rake In” the Data
If you have a school (or schools) in your district that are looking for a program of guidance to create and implement a strong School Improvement Plan...Read MoreWe’re Looking for New Schools to Join Our SI2 Family