This September, founding principal Jose González welcomed 130 students from Transitional Kindergarten (TK) through second grade to Voices West Contra Costa. Gonzalez is one of 50+ alumni from Innovate’s Start-up Schools Fellowship, which trains and supports principals to start new schools or redesign existing schools.
Struggling schools can turn around with determination and focus on putting the effective practices of world-class schools into action.
Oxford Day Academy wants to prove that rigorous, hands-on learning doesn’t have to be a privilege of the wealthy.
What a teacher believes about students’ potential impacts how well students perform. Unfortunately, teachers often have lower expectations for students of color. Learn how to change that.
Innovate Public Schools’ new report finds that San Jose Unified School District (SJUSD) trails other Bay Area districts in serving students with disabilities, especially when compared to other mixed-income districts. The report also raises concerns about how many SJUSD families are having to fight to get services for their children with special needs.