Success Stories

Southfield Public Schools

American School Board Journal Success Story

Transforming Board Leadership in Illinois

Read in American School Board Journal about an Illinois school board that created a college-going culture at its high school while enhancing the reputation of the entire district.


Below you'll find additional case studies and success stories of school boards and public schools making a difference. 



School Board Success Story: Transforming Board Leadership in Illinois Read in American School Board Journal about an Illinois school board that created a college-going culture at its high school while enhancing the reputation of the entire district.
 

Additional Resources

American School Board Journal: Agents of Change School Board Success Stories
An online collection of school board success stories from the American School Board Journal.

Stories from School Districts
NSBA's Center for Public Education spotlights successful school districts nationwide.

The Magna Awards: Advancing Student Learning Through School Board Leadership
Award-winning districts honored annually by the American School Board Journal.

Council of Urban Boards of Education Annual Award
Recognizes outstanding leaders and programs in urban districts, and highlights the crucial connection between urban student achievement and successful board governance.

Urban Advocate
The Urban Advocate, a quarterly magazine from NSBA's Council of Urban Boards of Education, addresses the challenges and successes of America's urban public schools.

Education Technology District Site Visits
These annual district site visits showcase effective technology innovations and solutions to promote student learning.

Michigan Association of School Boards: Education Excellence Awards
Links to a searchable database of MASB's Education Excellence Award-winning district practices.

Promising Practices Network: Programs that Work
The Promising Practices Network program summaries provide key information about evaluated programs that improve outcomes for children.

What Works Clearinghouse
This U.S. Department of Education-produced site provides studies of the effectiveness of educational programs, products, practices, and policies.

Doing What Works
Doing What Works (DWW) is a U.S. Department of Education website containing an online library of resources to help education leaders and professionals implement research-based instructional practices.

 
 
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