Student Agency [Elements of Our Approach to Educational Equity]

Student Agency [Elements of Our Approach to Educational Equity]

“Our role is to help students understand that they can be powerful, independent thinkers, no matter what grade they’re in or what reading or math level they’re on,” says Nneka Daniels, principal of Post-Franklin Elementary School of Battle Creek, Michigan....
California Needs Not Just More Teachers but More Master Teachers

California Needs Not Just More Teachers but More Master Teachers

California is trying to increase both the quantity of teachers and the quality of teaching. However, we should be wary about just expanding the pipeline of teachers. What we also need is a different kind of teacher. Since the Brown v. Board of Education decision in...
Inspiration

Inspiration

William Hill, Regional Executive Director, Midwest for Partners in School Innovation provides an inspiring story about becoming an educator, published in the Spring issue of Leader Magazine, the official magazine of the Michigan Association of School Administrators....
Disrupting Patterns of Inequity

Disrupting Patterns of Inequity

After decades of public policy aimed at improving the overall achievement of students, the gap that separates students from different backgrounds remains wide, and these gaps in achievement begin at an early age. Nationwide, there is a 27 point gap between White and...
Partners Expands to Philadelphia

Partners Expands to Philadelphia

Partners in School Innovation expands its critical work in building educational capacity to Philadelphia through a generous grant from the William Penn Foundation. The William Penn Foundation has awarded Partners $2,170,000 over the next 36 months to bring the...