Networks for School Improvement: Evidence-Backed Lessons for Leaders, Managers and Practitioners

In recent decades, new networks for school improvement (NSI) have proliferated across the country. These emerging networks present education leaders with an opportunity to build dynamic infrastructures to engage schools and improve teaching and learning.

A new CPRE workbook, authored by five researchers from Teachers College at Columbia University and the University of Michigan, offers seven lessons for successful NSI management, based on years of interviews and observations in the field.

Workbook coauthors Priscilla Wohlstetter (Teachers College) and Angela Lyle (University of Michigan) join CPRE Knowledge Hub managing editor Keith Heumiller to discuss the workbook, and some important takeaways for NSI stakeholders across the U.S.