The Focus newsletter provides on-the-ground examples of promising practices at work in Boston's schools. In this issue, teachers and administrators from three schools--Brook Farm Academy, the Rogers Middle School, and the McCormack Middle School--share how they have used student performance data to drive improvements in student outcomes.
School Clips is the Boston Plan for Excellence's monthly update on school reform work in Boston. The e-newsletter goes to 5,000+ corporate and civic leaders, as well as to principals, teachers, and other district staff.
Update on the status of Boston's whole-school improvement initiative, the district's effort to improve instruction and performance in all schools funded by the Boston Annenberg Challenge. Includes "plain talk" about each aspect of the initiative and a glossary of terms.