A one-size-fits-all learning environment with rigid schedules and class sizes that don’t accommodate different learning needs.
School roles, teams, and schedules are structured to enable personalized time and attention, teacher collaboration, and professional learning.
Through over a decade of research and practice in the area of strategic resource use, ERS has found that high-performing schools begin with a clear vision of student success and instructional quality, and then they deliberately organize resources (people, time, technology, and money) to implement a coherent set of research-backed strategies to reach this vision. We call this strategic school design. School systems play a crucial role in setting the conditions for and supporting schools in strategic school design.
A 10-minute self-assessment tool that helps district leaders and others identify which of your strategies are likely to lead to student success—and where there are opportunities to improve.
Denver Public Schools took an innovative look at how it could support individual school efforts to restructure and align resources—people, time, and money—to drive student achievement.
Dig into our latest publication presenting and explaining the fundamental principles and process of Strategic School Design.