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Radically Excellent School Improvement

Keeping Students at the Center of it All

Six Steps to Improving Outcomes for Every Student

When gaps keep ambitious instruction and engaging learning experiences out of reach of every student, including students with disabilities, those learning English, and others who tend to be left out of school improvement plans, it's time for radical excellence!

Radically Excellent School Improvement presents a model for ambitious improvement and tireless focus that ensures every student grows, thrives, and achieves to their fullest potential. It provides district and school leaders with a bold blueprint for designing, implementing, and monitoring a comprehensive school improvement process for radical excellence. Inside, you'll find:

  • A six-step school improvement process that ensures all students have access to high-quality instruction
  • Ways for districts and schools to ensure they meet legal and ethical standards
  • Figures, examples, case studies, end-of-chapter summaries, and appendices

Written by a transformational leader with years of experience leading districts and states toward equitable, integrated, and inclusive services for all, this resource is a must-read for education leaders who aspire to create a learning environment focused on providing every student the opportunity to achieve.

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  • Grade Level: PreK-12
  • ISBN: 9781071946534
  • Published By: Corwin
  • Year: 2024
  • Page Count: 104
  • Publication date: July 23, 2024

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Six Steps to Improving Outcomes for Every Student

When gaps keep ambitious instruction and engaging learning experiences out of reach of every student, including students with disabilities, those learning English, and others who tend to be left out of school improvement plans, it's time for radical excellence!

Radically Excellent School Improvement presents a model for ambitious improvement and tireless focus that ensures every student grows, thrives, and achieves to their fullest potential. It provides district and school leaders with a bold blueprint for designing, implementing, and monitoring a comprehensive school improvement process for radical excellence. Inside, you'll find:

  • A six-step school improvement process that ensures all students have access to high-quality instruction
  • Ways for districts and schools to ensure they meet legal and ethical standards
  • Figures, examples, case studies, end-of-chapter summaries, and appendices

Written by a transformational leader with years of experience leading districts and states toward equitable, integrated, and inclusive services for all, this resource is a must-read for education leaders who aspire to create a learning environment focused on providing every student the opportunity to achieve.

Author(s)

Author(s)

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Kate Anderson Foley

Kate Anderson Foley is a transformational leader with significant experience leading public school districts and states toward equitable and integrated services for all learners. Her work is grounded in social justice and breaking down the barriers for children who have historically been marginalized. She leads organizational change utilizing a strategic framework that ensures guaranteed and rigorous learning leading to college and career readiness for all students. Kate began her career as a special education teacher pioneering inclusive practices for students at-risk and those with disabilities. Her work focused on creating conditions that fostered high expectations of adults for students and innovation which led to equitable opportunities for all learners. Kate's deep commitment to creating nimble and responsive systems that supported the whole child led her into administration, where she advocated for local, state, and federal reform. That experience led to improved academic and social-emotional outcomes for students, fair school funding, innovative healthcare models, and efficient operations. As the founder and CEO of The Education Policy & Practice Group, Kate partners with local, state, and national organizations, education agencies, and various industries providing her expertise with the improvement process, professional learning communities, strategic planning, asset-based education policies, practices, special education, and consulting. Kate teaches a graduate-level Special Education Law course to aspiring principals and superintendents through the lens of equity and the higher standard. Kate works closely with senior leadership across various sectors providing executive coaching aimed at creating growth-minded organizational cultures. Kate is the author of numerous articles and books. Her latest contribution is the book, Fearless Coaching (2023).

Table of Contents

Table of Contents

Chapter One: The School Improvement Process Unpacked

Chapter Two: The Higher Standard

Chapter Three: The Double Helix System of Support

Chapter Four: The Pareto Principle

Chapter Five: Coaching Is the Connecting Fiber of Improvement

Chapter Six: Students are at the Center of It All

Chapter Seven: An IEP is the Vehicle for FAPE

Chapter Eight: Alignment is a Force Multiplier

Chapter Nine: Be The Flow

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