Blog: Turnaround In Action

#INsig

On December 9th, we brought together all current Indiana SIG schools and several Turnaround Academies (i.e., schools that are identified as takeover schools per Indiana state law) for pr

SEA December 16, 2015

Bus riding in a snow storm

Mission Impossible? Improving Leadership in Rural Low-Performing Schools

Researcher Caitlin Scott from Education Northwest describes the challenges that rural schools face in attracting and retaining new principals, and offers a closer look at a promising, innovative, rural school-networking model that promotes distributed leadership within a school.

December 08, 2015

Enhancing Support for SIG Schools

In this blog series from the Indiana Department of Education (IDOE), they share their thinking on how they are using the SIG pre-implementation year to strategically change the way they support and interact with schools. Post #4 details their closer look at monitoring and support processes for the new cohort.

SEA November 30, 2015

Map of Indiana with #3

Seek First To Understand

The STLC is very excited to invite you to join and follow staff from the Indiana Department of Education (IDOE) as they share their reflections via a monthly blog on how they are using the SIG

SEA October 29, 2015

Schools and Districts: Process and Impact

Read the second blog in the series by staff from the Indiana Department of Education (IDOE) as they share their reflections on how they are using the SIG pre-implementation year to strategically change the way they think and interact with schools.

SEA September 25, 2015

Students of Amargosa jumping up in the air

Refining and Revising the Improvement Plan

Most school improvement efforts are described after the turnaround occurred. In the Journeys Project, the Center on School Turnaround at WestEd (CST) chronicles schools throughout the turnaround process.

JOURNEYS September 14, 2015

How Indiana is Maximizing the SIG Planning Year

The STLC is very excited to invite you to join and follow staff from the Indiana Department of Education (IDOE) as they share their reflections via a monthly blog on how they are using the SIG pre-

STLC August 21, 2015

Map of Indiana with the number 1

Changing the Way We Think, Interact, and Assist Schools

Read the first blog in a monthly series by the Indiana Department of Education (IDOE) as they share their reflections on how they are using the SIG pre-implementation year to strategically change the way they think and interact with schools.

SEA August 21, 2015

Turnaround In Action

Reflect and comment on blog posts about research, promising practices, new ideas, and lessons learned related to school improvement and turnaround.