Learning networks that support school improvement
We’re working with our partners to develop and spread schoolwide practices that can help all students thrive.
City Year seeks to contribute to a broader conversation about how best to support our students and ensure equitable access to learning opportunities for all. As a part of this work, we are building communities of district and school leaders to share what we are learning, spread promising practices, and support continuous improvement.
Through our work with 350 public schools nationwide, City Year works to develop and share schoolwide continuous improvement practices to improve attendance, course performance and student engagement, along with ways to build student competencies that reflect academic, social and emotional skills.
City Year uses research and learning to inform and improve our Whole School Whole Child services. We share insights more broadly to spread effective practices and build support for policies that contribute to engaging learning environments for all students.
[The Network for School Improvement] has provided my school leadership team with new perspectives and best practices that we have taken back to our school and worked into our improvement plan for next year.
Spreading promising practices
School system leaders convene to share experiences, generate ideas about how to support student success and learn together as practitioners.
Teams of school staff develop their capacity for continuous improvement, in partnership with Everyone Graduates center at Johns Hopkins University School of Education.
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