Building a Culture of Innovation

Hoover Middle School will use an Innovation Award in 2016-17 to build a culture of innovation that builds the “creative confidence” of students and staff to tackle persistent equity-centered problems. The Challenge Hoover Middle School 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 …

Transforming Teacher and Family Relationships

John Muir Elementary School will use an Innovation Award in 2016-17 to create systems of support, communication and personalized services to enhance partnerships between teachers and families. The Challenge John Muir Elementary School currently has a core group of …

Increasing Student Engagement

Independence High School will use an Innovation Award in 2016-17 to support their students to be more engaged and to complete their school work on time. The Challenge Independence High School serves a diverse set of students, many of …

Creating Culturally Responsive Classrooms

Harvey Milk Civil Rights Academy will use an Innovation Award in 2016-17 to create culturally responsive classrooms that foster meaningful relationships and increase feelings of support and safety. The Challenge Harvey Milk Civil Rights Academy is facing the challenge of …