Learning Supports Initiative
About the Learning Supports Initiative
As education leaders across the country design ways to ensure that students are prepared to be productive contributors in the world of the 21st century, schools are struggling to
As a result, a central question confronting school policy makers and planners is:
- reduce student dropout rates and delinquency
- reduce teacher dropout rates
- re-engage students in classroom learning
- narrow the achievement gap
- eliminate the plateau effect related to student achievement,
- reduce the growing list of schools designated as low performing
What does it take to ensure that all students have an equal opportunity to succeed at school and as 21st century citizens?
A critical component in answering this is the need to rethink efforts for addressing barriers to learning and re-engaging students in formal learning. This is the current focus of the Learning Supports Initiative, with its emphasis on developing a unified and comprehensive learning supports system for schools.
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Online Leadership Institute
How do we ensure that all students have an equal opportunity to succeed at school? Designed to address this core question, the institute helps school leaders understand a unified and comprehensive system of learning supports that addresses barriers to learning and teaching and re-engages disconnected students..
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