Our progress

Our coalition is making progress. Proven and promising schools are growing and serving more students, more high-quality teachers of color are entering the profession, and parent advocates are leading campaigns so more schools meet students’ academic, social emotional and cultural needs.

Progress to-date = as of Dec. 31, 2017

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Schools

Increase the number of proven schools serving students with unmet needs

Schools with FRL populations at/above 40%

# of schools receiving support

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Talent

Impact of new teacher pathways & supports for current educators

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Community Engagement

All families have equitable influence on attaining a rigorous & relevant education for their child

Parent advocates:

Parent-led campaigns:

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Facilities

Increase access to high-quality school facilities for all proven & promising schools that need new or additional space

Proven or promising schools receiving technical support:

Proven or promising schools that secure needed space in highest-need neighborhoods:

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Policy

Create a policy environment that supports & sustains high-performing schools

Autonomy

MDE withdrew integration ruling (FY16)

Resources

MPS referendum passed (FY17)

Talent

Streamlined out-of-state teacher licensure (FY17)

Clarified original intent of alternative pathway law (FY17)

Reformed CUE – alternative/nonconventional programs eligible (FY17)

Increased funding for CUE (FY17)