Most Improvement Networks Fall Short, But They Can Help Districts Adapt to New Problems – Inside School Research
Improvement networks can help districts come up with new approaches to educational problems—but more isn’t necessarily better. A new study finds school improvement networks often fall short when it comes to the rigor needed to make sure solutions in one school can apply elsewhere.
“In [continuous improvement] cycles, there’s this idea that you plan, you do, you study and then you act on that. But a lot of the networks drop off the study and act, they just plan and they do, and then they make decisions in the same way they always made decisions … not based on the