Featured Program

Center on School Turnaround

The Center on School Turnaround provides technical assistance and shares research-based practices and emerging promising practices to help states increase their capacity to support districts in turning around their lowest-performing schools.

New Blog Series

How Indiana is Maximizing the SIG Planning Year

Join and follow staff from the Indiana Department of Education as they share their reflections via a monthly blog on how they are using the SIG pre-implementation year to strategically change the way they think and interact with schools.

Featured Collection

Profiles of SIG Strategies: District Level

This collection of district profiles highlights a variety of school turnaround strategies and addresses strategy development, implementation, barriers overcome, signs of promising practice, and lessons learned.


Blog: Turnaround In Action

Explore our wide range of resources and tools.


Explore sets of targeted resources curated by school improvement specialists to address pressing school turnaround issues.


Find practical strategies, case studies, and research in a variety of formats, organized by school improvement/turnaround topic.


Engage with school improvement specialists and stakeholders on lessons learned, new ideas, and research related to school turnaround.

We support state, district, and school leaders working to turn around the nation’s lowest-achieving schools.

A project of the Center on School Turnaround at WestEd, the STLC provides a range of school improvement resources, and connects users with specialists and other educators to share school turnaround research and promising practices.