The implementation gap is what results when teachers’ time and school resources are unable to meet student needs, and it’s something that frequently happens in many of today’s lowest performing schools.

Closing the Implementation Gap: Leveraging City Year and National Service as New Human Capital Strategy to Transform Low Performing Schools takes an in-depth look at the challenges low-performing schools face every day and highlights the role national service can play to help improve student achievement and close the implementation gap in the schools that need it the most—which is where we come in.