Increasing Student Achievement: A Guide to School Improvement Planning


ISBN: 978-1880463-95-6

Publication: 2008

8.5 x 11, 364 pages | $29.95

(Available in downloadable pdf format)

If you want to close achievement gaps, be culturally responsive to the demographic needs of students and families, foster a positive school climate and culture, reduce discipline infractions, and increase student success then this is the definitive book for your school improvement planning team.

Mychal Wynn provides a step-by-step approach to developing your school’s mission/vision within a meaningfully relevant context so that these critically important statements are not just rhetoric, but living and breathing documents that guide every decision and expenditure. He provides a research framework for conceptualizing your plans and questions to guide your conversations. The book includes core values, guiding principles, and a blueprint for moving your plans into action. Learn how schools used multiple intelligences teams to conceptualize holistic strategies and operationalize plans. Provides assessment forms and examples of how elementary, middle, and high schools moved from low performing into the ranks of exceptional schools.


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A comprehensive guide to school improvement planning focused on increasing student achievement. Covers such topics as the importance of clarifying the school’s mission, vision, and core values. How to structure high performing teams. How to forge home, school, and community partnerships. How to nurture the climate and culture in any school to achieve greater levels of student achievement and a safe school community.