What if all teachers could achieve excellent student learning results by getting the right leadership and support? This guide presents examples of career paths that make this possible—using multi-school leaders, multi-classroom leaders, and other roles for teachers, who can collaborate, improve, and excel on teams led by multi-classroom leaders. Teachers and principals in all these paths reach more students with excellent teaching and earn more for it, within schools’ budgets.
Employment Opportunities—Join the growing Public Impact team!
We are hiring entry-level consultants for Summer 2019 start dates. Smart, driven candidates committed to excellence please apply! Deadline for applications is February 13, 2019.
Closing Achievement Gaps—In Diverse and Low-Poverty Schools
Report commissioned by Oak Foundation proposes a fresh, complete package of approaches to closing achievement gaps in diverse schools.
U.S. education leaders have spent decades highlighting and attempting to close achievement gaps, focused especially on the gaps between African-American and Latino students compared to their white and Asian peers, as well as the gaps between low-income students and others. But that focus can overlook the struggles in much wealthier areas: 55 percent of African-American students and 54 percent of Latino students attend schools with low or moderate poverty rates. In these more economically and racially diverse schools, students of color and low-income students fare better than in high-poverty schools—but they still face large achievement gaps. In this report by Public Impact, commissioned by Oak Foundation, we propose a fresh, complete package of approaches to closing achievement gaps in diverse schools. [Read more…]
Design for Impact—Teacher Residencies that Last
Report provides actionable guidance for designing financially sustainable teacher residency programs.
Even the best teacher residency programs must find a way to fund their work. In Design for Impact, Public Impact and the National Center for Teacher Residencies define financial sustainability and show how to implement four strategies to help teacher residencies get in and stay in the black.
Innovative Staffing to Personalize Learning—New Teaching Roles + Blended Learning
New report analyzes eight schools and school networks that are not only personalizing learning, but also getting learning results with disadvantaged students.