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Intensive Model: A Case Study Our Intensive partnership with King Elementary in West Contra Costa Unified, near Oakland, California, shows what can be achieved when one of our staff members is embedded in a school for 3.5 days per week for three years. Amanda Faulkner, our senior improvement partner who
CEO Reflects on Supporting Educators During the Pandemic Dear Friends, Colleagues, and Supporters: All of our lives have been turned upside down by the coronavirus pandemic for more than a year now, and the resulting shift to virtual-only instruction for most of our partner schools has been deeply challenging.
It's the Most Wonderful Time of the Year: Partners Begins a Modified “STR Season” This is the time of year we prepare for what we affectionately refer to as “STR Season” at Partners. Yes, our School Transformation Review (STR) has an entire season dedicated to it! The STRs help us
CEO’s Corner: Crafting a New Vision for the Future Partners is nearing the end of a three-year period of piloting new network-based strategies for delivering our approach to school and district transformation. While that work remains promising to help us improve the outcomes for more schools, leaders, teachers and
Stories from the Field: “We’re All Math People” By Noah M. Wager All teachers bring pieces of themselves to their classroom: their experiences, values, passions, and fears are just underneath the surface. It’s rare that someone is as open about those past experiences in an initial conversation as Kate
Article by a Principal Attests to Power of Our Equity Work Ryan Haven, principal of Edenvale Elementary School in Oak Grove School District, has written an instructive and inspiring piece, “How to implement an equity series: Conversations about race,” in Leadership magazine, published by the Association of California School
Stories from the Field: Building Systems By John Zachary As the community schools coordinator at Martin Luther King, Jr. Middle School in San Francisco, Leslie Hu is a ball of energy brimming with ideas for how to create a learning environment that promotes student achievement and wellness. When I
Stories from the Field: Finding Focus By Amanda Faulkner A day in the life of a principal is full of competing priorities--observing classrooms, planning professional development for teachers, meeting with parents, and attending to dozens of other tasks. Joey Sundberg, the principal of King Elementary School in Richmond, California, knows