District Management Journal
In this issue, our Spotlight focuses on strategies for improving and expanding social, emotional, and behavioral supports. With the number of students needing social, emotional and behavioral supports on the rise, with needs manifesting at ever younger ages, and with the severity of needs increasing, districts need to find ways to effectively provide supports and to do so within financial constraints. In this article, DMGroup shares our ten best practices for improving and expanding supports in a cost-effective manner.
Also in this issue:
Interview: Hear from Vivian Wu, Managing Director of Ventures at the Chan Zuckerberg Initiative, who shares CZI’s approach to social impact investing and its vision for transforming lives through education.
Case Study: Read about an examination of alternative schools and related programs at Norfolk Public Schools (VA) and the recommendations for the future.
Follow-up Case Study: Ongoing turnaround work at New Bedford Public Schools (MA) has resulted in its being released from state monitoring. This case study details the latest successes and includes an interview with Superintendent Dr. Pia Durkin.
DMGroup in Action: See how Massachusetts’ DESE transforms data into actionable information to help districts make the most effective use of its resources.Download