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Archive: Aug 2015

  1. Mission Driven Schools, Positive School Climates

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    School climate plays an important role in academic achievement in Pittsburgh. Download “Mission Driven Schools and Positive School Climates” (PDF) Join the conversation on twitter about ways school climate are impacting student outcomes today, August 19, 2015 at noon by using the hashtag #pghschoolclimate. Based on our extensive research, here are our recommendations for how […]

  2. 5 Ways School Climate Impacts Achievement

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    Here are five ways (based on data from School Works research into Pittsburgh Public Schools that we compared against achievement data) that lay out a roadmap for changes that can help improve school climate.

  3. What is School Climate? Part 1

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    Our students can best succeed when they come to school every day feeling safe, welcomed, and respected. They also succeed when taught by teachers who expect them to achieve at high levels and who encourage them to think, reason, and try hard.