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.

What's New


  • Boston Becomes the "Early Bird" of Teacher Hiring

    This year, Boston Public Schools empowered all school leaders to hire earlier and with more freedom to meet their school's needs. The results have been impressive. More »

  • Getting to the Bottom of Where the Money Goes

    A Student-Level Analysis of Resource Allocation

    We know that school districts spend vastly different amounts per pupil. But typically, it’s difficult to calculate how much each school spends on each individual student. Researcher Rebecca Wolf used ERS data to look at where the money goes--student by student. More »

  • Where Does Your District Struggle and Excel? Learn What Your Colleagues Think

    We updated Resource Check to make it even more useful to district and community leaders, reform support organizations, and more. Now you can view assessment results for a group of people—such as a district cabinet, school leadership team, or Board of Education. More »

  • The New Education CFO

    From Scorekeeper to Strategic Leader

    In recent years, school districts have found themselves in turbulent waters. They face quickly rising academic standards, a greater focus on teacher effectiveness, rapidly changing technology, and the more complex task of preparing students for college and careers in the 21st century. Given the... More »

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