Getting to the Heart of School Improvement

Integrating Professional Development Spending in the Cincinnati Public Schools

Karen Hawley Miles and Matthew Hornbeck, Education Resource Strategies, May 2001

Cincinnati Public Schools (CPS) is now four years into implementing Student’s First, a powerful strategic plan for improving student performance. This report, requested by Superintendent Steven Adamowski and his leadership team, examines district spending and activities related to providing the professional development and support necessary to dramatically improve school performance as targeted.

Getting to the Heart of School Improvement report (PDF)