A graduate profile can help build coherence for a school district by focusing instruction on what truly matters. To create its profile, Oakland Unified listened to students, alumni, and teachers and is now aligning resources toward the vision it sets.
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For the past decade, the St. Vrain Valley school district has fostered strong partnerships between industry and education to advance learning environments, the future workforce, and its community.
May 15, 2019
Vista Unified school district students, parents, teachers, and business leaders helped map a career-development pathway from prenatal through career for the community.
May 07, 2019
This past year, a group of D.C. charter and district teachers came together to create rubrics, performance assessments, and instructional design to develop students' critical thinking and problem-solving skills.
May 01, 2019
Students at Hawaiian-Focused Charter Schools complete culturally relevant capstone projects at key junctures in their education journey to demonstrate their learning and growth.
April 22, 2019
Vista Unified is using the design-thinking process with community representatives to re-envision career development in the region.
March 06, 2019
We need a way to radically reimagine the mindset and the methodology of working toward equity. The concept of "street data," which allows for real-time feedback loops rooted in the voices and experiences of students, staff, and families, is key to this transformation.
March 05, 2019
The district is reconnecting high school dropouts by focusing on life goals, academic gaps, social-emotional challenges, and personal commitments.
March 04, 2019
Colorado's guidelines for graduation offer a menu of options including performance-based demonstrations of college and career readiness such as portfolios and capstone projects.
February 27, 2019
Stronger data practices can help leaders better utilize data as a way to deeply understand the students they serve.