Designing an Inviting and Supportive Wellness Center

Glen Park Elementary School will use an Innovation Award in 2016-17 to create an inviting space for everyone in the school and to optimize the services and support offered through the wellness center to identify and build upon …

Improving Participation and Engagement of English Language Learners

Buena Vista Horace Mann K-8 will use an Innovation Award in 2016-17 to improve participation and engagement of English Language Learners in order to increase overall academic achievement and close the opportunity gap that exists for students …

Re-imagining Learning Spaces

Visitacion Valley Middle School will use an Innovation Award in 2016-17 to design learning spaces that facilitate culturally responsive teaching for their most vulnerable students that will prepare them for the future. The Challenge VVMS is a school …

Increasing Instructional Time for African American Male Students

Carver Elementary School will use an Innovation Award in 2016-17 to increase the amount of in class instructional time for their African American male students. The Challenge At a national level, African American male students are facing challenges to …

Tackling Truancy

Downtown High School used an Innovation Award in 2015-16 to design solutions to high levels of truancy as a continuation school. Below is a description of the challenge, process, and solution they designed. The Challenge The …