Deeper Learning in Independent Studies

Independence High School will be using their 2017-18 Innovation Award for professional development, learning journeys, and prototyping in math and humanities classes. The Challenge Independence serves a diverse group of students, many of whom have not found …

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 …

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 …

Skills for Successful Transition

Civic Center Secondary School will be using their 2017-18 Innovation Award to redesign their program with increased attention to Social Emotional Learning, internships and job readiness, and individualized learning plans that support successful transitions. The Challenge …