Education Resource Strategies

Education Resource Strategies (ERS) is a non-profit organization dedicated to transforming how urban school systems organize resources—people, time, technology, and money—so that every school succeeds for every student.

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  • A New Day for Indianapolis Public Schools

    The Indianapolis Public School Board unanimously approved a new three-year strategic plan and two-year teachers’ contract with the teachers union on August 27, ending years of stagnation and uncertainty surrounding teacher pay. More »

  • A Glimpse into Data-Driven Instruction at a Big City High School

    Data-driven instruction only works when the right pieces are in place. So we at ERS created a suite of materials to showcase exactly how data-driven instruction works at a Queens Metropolitan High School in New York City. More »

  • What's a School Design Advisory Council?

    One of our core values at ERS is candor. We value open, honest, and respectful communication, even when it challenges conventional wisdom and is hard. In the spirit of that value, we recently invited a group of school leaders, nonprofit leaders, teachers, and school district staff from... More »

  • Sure, Teacher Professional Development is Broken—But It Can Be Fixed

    Today TNTP released “The Mirage: Confronting the Hard Truth about Our Quest for Teacher Development,” a new study documenting the high cost and minimal effectiveness of teacher development. Like TNTP, we have found similar results throughout our work with school districts. More »

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