Office of School and District Turnaround

Turnaround Practices Research and Evaluation Reports

2017 Turnaround Practices Resources

Lessons Learned in Massachusetts High School Turnaround: A Resource for High School Leaders

This resource provides evidence of best practice in implementing the Turnaround Practices at the high school level.
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Lessons Learned in Massachusetts High School Turnaround
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Key Takeaways in High School Turnaround

Supporting English Learners and Students With Disabilities: Strategies From Turnaround Schools in Massachusetts

This resource provides evidence of best practice in meeting the needs of English Learners and Students With Disabilities in turnaround schools.
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Supporting English Learners and Students With Disabilities

2016 Turnaround Practices Evaluation and Resources

Turnaround Practices Digital Resource: This resource brings together content from the 2014 and 2016 Turnaround Practices reports in a single document.

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Turnaround Practices Digital Resource

Overview: The 2016 Turnaround Practices Evaluation and Resources include a Research Brief, Impact Study, Implementation Study, Field Guide, and new Turnaround Practices Videos.

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Overview of 2016 Turnaround Practices Evaluation and Resources

Research Brief: The research brief, titled "How to Succeed in School Turnaround: Strategies That Characterize Successful Turnaround Schools in Massachusetts€ summarizes key findings from both parts of the technical report " the implementation study (Part 1) and the impact study (Part 2). The brief highlights those strategies described by successful schools as "essential" to the school's turnaround efforts and ability to sustain improvements.

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Research Brief

Implementation and Impact Studies: This two-part technical report summarizes findings from our implementation and impact studies of SRG schools.

Part 1: Implementation Study, summarizes the specific strategies that characterize successful turnaround schools and keys to sustaining improvement efforts.

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Implementation Study

Part 2: Impact Study, summarizes findings from a comparative interrupted time series analysis of Level 4 SRG schools, as compared to non-SRG schools.

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Impact Study

Field Guide: The field guide is designed for school- and district-level practitioners, and describes how successful turnaround schools implement the Massachusetts Turnaround Practices.

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Turnaround Practices Field Guide

Turnaround Practices Reports and Emerging Practices Reports, 2011 to 2014

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Turnaround Practices Supplemental Analysis 2015
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Turnaround Practices Report: 2014
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Emerging Practices Report: 2013
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Emerging Practices Report: 2012
 
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