In order to maximize investments in programs, resources, and policies, school districts must continuously examine how these initiatives are impacting student learning and identify opportunities for improvement. District leaders can use this Step-by-Step Guide to Program Evaluations as a tool to assess the district’s readiness to complete a program evaluation.
Equity and inclusion survey user guide
In Panorama’s work with thousands of schools across the country, they’ve seen districts track achievement gaps, discipline disproportionality, and the diversity of the student population.
Social Emotional Learning Toolkit
Educators can use this toolkit as a resource for understanding different approaches to support SEL, and planning for and implementing school and district wide SEL initiatives
Establishing Partnerships to Support Student Wellness
In this brief, Hanover outlines how school districts and community organizations can partner to implement systems and programs that support students’ health and wellness.
Best Practices for School Mental Health Screenings
In this research brief, Hanover Research provides an overview of best practices in administering universal mental health screenings in schools and identifies recommended mental health screenings.
Interventions and Progress Monitoring Toolkit
MTSS provides a guiding framework for educators to identify students in need of additional supports, use evidence-based intervention strategies, and progress monitor with data.
From Growth Mindset to Sense of Belonging
In this guide, you’ll learn how district and school leaders in California and beyond are measuring and improving students' SEL skills to improve academic outcomes.
District Payroll Checklist Regarding Agency Fee Elimination
District payroll checklist regarding agency fee elimination.
Campaign Dos and Don'ts
Generally, the governing board of a school district is empowered to provide voters relevant facts and to aid them in reaching an informed decision when voting on a political issue.
Public Records Act Overview by Lozano Smith
The term “public records” includes any writing relating to the public’s business if it is prepared, owned, used, or retained by any state or local agency.
Trends in Community Engagement
Research to facilitate discussion and new ideas on how to best leverage a school or district’s assets to ensure that both the school and the home are working together to improve student success.
AB 699 Mandates Support for Immigrant Families
This checklist provides a brief description of mandates to ensure your LEA is in compliance with AB 699.
Lozano Smith Janus Toolkit
Overturning a longstanding precedent, the United States Supreme Court has held in Janus v. AFSCME that public employees may not be compelled to pay mandatory agency fees, or “fair share” fees.
The Research Foundation for Star Assessments
Student engagement tips from students
The new superintendents guide to community engagement
What Kids Are Reading by Renaissance
Lozano Smith Title IX Toolkit
Cyber Misconduct, Discipline and the Law