News

  • Welcome to our 2016 New Hire Cohort!

    ERS welcomes nine new members to our team who come with experience in education, research, consulting, and more. They spend their first two weeks in an intensive "New Hire Orientation" More »

  • ESSA: State guidance for School Turnaround

    September issue of School System 20/20 e-news

    Our School System 20/20 e-newsletter is a monthly guide for district leaders striving to align resources—people, time, and money—to improve student learning. This issue highlights resources for empowering districts, including: Our recently published paper with the Center for American Progress... More »

  • New Lessons from the Lawrence Turnaround Story

    But a lot can happen in a year, so we checked in with Lawrence Receiver Jeff Riley and Massachusetts Commissioner of Education Mitchell Chester to get an update on Lawrence and find out what we can learn about state turnaround from their journey. We’ve drawn three important lessons from our... More »

  • How Should School Interventions Work Under ESSA?

    ERS and the Center for American Progress release a new report based on conversations with local and state leaders on school turnaround under ESSA

    ERS and the Center for American Progress release a new report based on conversations with local and state leaders on school turnaround under ESSA More »

  • 7 Tenets for Sustainable School Turnaround

    How States Can Improve Their Lowest-Performing Schools Under ESSA

    ERS and the Center for American Progress release a new report based on conversations with local and state leaders on school turnaround under ESSA More »

  • Behind ERS Tools

    ERS Director of Tools and Technologies, Kristan Singleton, explores our work with Salesforce on non-profit tech podcast

    ERS Director of Tools and Technologies, Kristan Singleton, explores our work with Salesforce on non-profit tech podcast. More »

  • One Reason 25% of College Freshmen Take Remedial Classes

    August issue of School System 20/20 e-news

    Our School System 20/20 e-newsletter is a monthly guide for district leaders striving to align resources—people, time, and money—to improve student learning. This issue highlights our recent Data Decisions Brief, titled "How Much Free Time do 12th Graders Really Have?" and a few other... More »

  • A Professional Learning Plan for Teacher Mastery

    July issue of School Design e-news More »

  • How Do You Support Social-Emotional Learning and Expand Collaborative Planning Time?

    With new flexibility over resources, one Indianapolis elementary school makes it happen

    ERS worked with Arlington Woods Elementary School of Indianapolis Public Schools (IPS) to increase social emotional learning and teacher collaborative planning time in preparation for student based allocation or student based budgeting. More »

  • ERS Tools Summer Webinars

    Join us for two webinars on how to target your strategic planning and amplify your impact

    Learn how to use two of our flagship tools: The new School Designer and Resource Check. These webinars will lead school leaders through solving problems of practice with ERS tools. More »