Welcome to the
Education Reform Hub Monthly!
This new monthly update from the U.S. Department of Education will
alert readers to new resources that inform policy and practice across several
areas of education reform.
Some Race to the Top States have engaged external experts and
providers to increase their capacity to implement school turnaround models. Race to the Top Highlights,
Third-Party Providers and School Turnaround describes the different approaches and safeguards that States have
adopted to maximize the pool of providers available while ensuring the
delivery of high-quality services.
of school turnaround strategies under School Improvement Grant and Race to the
Top programs has provided States with a unique opportunity to rethink how to
organize to improve their lowest achieving schools. Highlights of State Approaches
to School Turnaround Governance
provides a snapshot of strategies that Race to the Top States are pursuing
to reorganize State structures and support for districts and schools.