November Issue Brief: Systemic Education Reform

Improvement-minded educators and policymakers have found that changes to one element of the education system often have unintended consequences in other areas. As a result, it is important to consider the holistic system when implementing reforms.

In Core Education’s November issue brief, we explore systems change in education. We explore resources that center on comprehensive education reform, ways to put students, teachers and teacher leaders at the center of reform, and continuous improvement models. We investigate examples of systemic change in Tennessee, DC, and California and look at middle school as a leverage point that can impact an entire system.

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