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 …

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 …

Supporting New Teachers

Flynn Elementary School will use an Innovation Award in 2016-17 to help their new teachers inside and outside the classrooms so they feel successful while teaching. The Challenge Flynn Elementary School faces a challenge that SFUSD is facing on …

Creating a Collaborative School Culture

Marshall Elementary School will use an Innovation Award in 2016-17 to create a collaborative school culture built on trust to support 21st century outcomes. The Challenge Initially, Marshall Elementary School was only focused on the challenge of …

Building Trust Among Staff

ER Taylor Elementary School will use an Innovation Award in 2016-17 to design a culture that increases trust and communication among the staff to face the challenges of the school. Below is a description of the challenge they …