We hope that our growing body of resources will support, inform, and inspire greater educational opportunities for students.
For educators and parents alike, the abrupt mandates for school closure during the COVID-19 pandemic can be daunting. To help facilitate this transition, Marshall Street has created a virtual resource toolkit for those facing school closures. Together, we can turn this crisis into an opportunity to build more robust systems and structures that better serve our nation’s young people — both in school and at home.
This white paper, originally published for the Aspen Institute’s Commission on Social, Emotional, and Academic Development, contextualizes the incredible results of a multi-year effort to make dramatic gains for English Learners using an approach of targeted universalism and improvement science.
In extensive interviews with over 150 students and alumni, supplemented by conversations with experts and educators, we identified the experiences and concerns most relevant for students on their way into college. This paper has implications for anyone who supports middle and high school students in discovering their passions, fueling their sense of purpose, and counseling students towards the best-fit colleges and other postsecondary options.
This groundbreaking white paper shares Summit’s beliefs about young people, the promise of public education, and Summit’s principles for school design rooted in the science of learning. By combining core values, scientific learning insights, and cutting-edge research, Summit built a school experience that can be tailored to every community’s needs.
The Aligned School Model Framework presents six steps for designing a school model that consistently and reliably predicts success for all students, when implemented effectively. Summit Public Schools used this framework to inform the design of its model — we hope it will be helpful for the greater education community.