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Center for Comprehensive School Reform and Improvement

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School-Wide Reform

Developing A Positive School Climate

What is meant by “school climate”, and how can you assess the climate at your school? Read on for helpful definitions, assessment ideas, tools, and resources.

Professional Development

Professional Learning Communities

Professional learning communities (PLC) establish a schoolwide culture that develops teacher leadership explicitly focused on building and sustaining school improvement efforts.

Social & Emotional Issues

Summer Bridge Programs

More students fail ninth grade than any other grade and many of these students ultimately drop out. Can pre-emptive interventions lead to increased graduation rates?