Ed Moscovitch helped design Massachusetts’ landmark education law that passed in 1993. He wrote the formula that directs state money to schools around the commonwealth. But he learned his most important education lessons by leaving this state and going to Alabama.
Read the Rennie Center for Education Research & Policy case study of three Everett (MA) public schools which partnered with BSRI. Key findings of the report include that the BSRI model helped educators tailor instruction to student needs and set higher expectations for students and school improvement.
From what we do with libraries to who gets to talk in class, rethinking some traditional models of learning.
As the new school year approaches, I have been thinking about some of the high-performance, high-expectations schools in which I’ve been privileged to work.