Confident, Motivated, and Independent Middle School Readers

Visitacion Valley Middle School will be using their 2017-18 Innovation Award to create environments and routines that support their students to accelerate reading comprehension and interest. The Challenge Literacy is the true gate keeper in education, …

Black Student Union for Elementary Students

Hillcrest Elementary School will be using their 2017-18 Innovation Award to launch a Black Student Union that is driven by student voice in order to increase a sense of belonging and leadership for African-American students. The …

Technology Narrows the Opportunity Gap

Leonard R. Flynn Elementary School will be using their 2017-18 Innovation Award to support their students in developing mindsets that increase academic technology use and skills that reflect a digital citizen profile. The Challenge In Flynn’s …

Inquiry-Based Learning and Environments for All Students

Francis Scott Key Elementary School will be using their 2017-18 Innovation Award to create more inclusive and accessible spaces and inquiry-based learning for students of color, with special needs and girls. The Challenge Francis Scott Key …

Digital Literacy for African-American and English Learner Students

Sheridan Elementary School will be using their 2017-18 Innovation Award to increase access to technology for students and professional development for teachers to support this work. The Challenge Many of the students at Sheridan live in …