State Support of School Improvement Planning USDOE

Published Curated on April 29, 2015

This collection provides toolkits, guides, and rubrics used by State Education Agencies to support their schools and districts with improvement planning. The United States Department of Education’s Reform Support Network (RSN) gathered these resources as part of their effort to distribute learning from the Race to the Top initiatives to all States by sharing promising practices and lessons learned.

These State resources and many others can be found in the RSN’s School Turnaround Performance Management Toolkit, an online resource developed by the RSN’s School Turnaround Performance Management Work Group and organized around the RSN’s School Turnaround Performance Management Framework.


Comprehensive Needs Assessment

This website provides guidance, rubrics and a self-evaluation form to support the North Carolina's Comprehensive Needs Assessment (CNA) process...


Michigan School Turnaround Toolkit

This toolkit is updated every month with new articles, videos, tools, worksheets and resources to support Michigan’s Priority and Focus schools and...


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Comprehensive Success Review Rubric

This assessment tool helps Delaware identify the strengths and weaknesses of a school or district on eight research-based rubric elements.


Quality School Review Rubric

This rubric was developed as a needs assessment tool for Priority and Focus schools based on Federal turnaround principles.


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Unified Improvement Plan Website

This website provides templates, training tools, case studies, and videos supporting Colorado's Theory of Action and Unified Improvement...


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