Current Issues

Assessing Expected Student Outcomes


If your school has developed and committed to a list of expected student outcomes (ESOs) then assessing the growth of students towards these outcomes is a high priority. The integrity of the school could be in question if it publishes its commitment to such goals, but then institutes no processes for accountability in...

Leadership

Reviewing Your Foundational Documents


Foundational documents are not static, “set in stone” things. They are best if they are dynamic and living. Integrating them into the daily life of the school is an important step in achieving this. Another step is to review them from time to time. At a school leaders conference I attended recently one...