Strategic Support Team

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    Review of the Business Operations of the Clark County School District
     
    Clark County School District requested that the Council of the Great City Schools conduct a high-level management review of the school district’s business operations.
    102 pages
    January 2019
     
     
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    An Organizational Review of the Jefferson County Public Schools
     
    Jefferson County Public Schools requested that the Council provide a high-level review and evaluation of the school district’s organizational structure.
    56 pages
    March 2018
     
     
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    Improving Special Education Services in the Detroit Public Schools Community District
     
    The Council was asked to review DPSCD’s services for students with disabilities and provide recommendations to support the teaching and learning of these students.
    181 pages
    Summer 2018
     
     
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    Review of the Finance and Business Operations of the Richmond Public Schools
     
    Richmond Public Schools requested that the Council of the Great City Schools provide a high-level management review of the school district’s financial operations.
    61 pages
    June 2018
     
     
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    Review of the Instructional Program of the Jackson Public Schools
     
    The Board of Education and Interim Superintendent of the Jackson Public Schools asked the Council of the Great City Schools to provide a high-level review of the school district’s instructional program.
    134 pages
    April 2018
     
     
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    Improving Special Education Services in the Sacramento Unified School District
     
    The Council was asked to review the district’s services for students with disabilities and provide recommendations to improve performance and narrow the achievement gap between these students and their nondisabled peers. This report was designed to help SCUSD achieve its goal and to maximize the district’s capacity to educate all students effectively.
    176 pages
    Spring 2017
     
     
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    Puerto Rico School Facilities Assessment
     
    Hurricane Maria, which hit Puerto Rico on September 20, 2017, resulted in schools suffering severe storm damage and flooding.The Council was asked to review review and conduct a physical assessment of a subset of schools on the island to determine which, if any, could be reopened in relatively short order. The Council assembled a Strategic Support Team of senior facilities directors, business and school operations officers, and chief operating officers from its member districts.
    235 pages
    November 2017
     
     
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    Review of the Student Transportation Programming in the Guilford County Schools
     
    Guilford County Schools requested that the Council of the Great City Schools provide a high-level management review of the school district’s student transportation program. In response to this request, the Council assembled a Strategic Support Team of senior managers with extensive experience in transportation operations from other major city school systems across the country.
    52 pages
    October 2017