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    Academic Key Performance Indicators, 2019 Report
     
    The refined set of Academic Key Performance Indicators are designed to measure the progress among the Council’s membership toward improving the academic outcomes for students.
    282 pages
    October 2019
     
     
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    Annual Report 2018-2019
     
    The Annual Report features the activities and achievements of the Council of the Great City Schools during the 2018-19 program year.
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    July 2019
     
     
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    Curriculum Quality Rubric: A Self-Assessment Tool for Districts
     
    This is a companion resource to Supporting Excellence: A Framework for Developing, Implementing, and Sustaining a High-Quality District Curriculum, that districts can use on their own to assess whether their curriculum reflected the characteristics of an effective curriculum.
    20 pages
    December 2019
     
     
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    English Language Learners in America's Great City Schools
     
    This report presents the results of a two-year long study to gather data on the fastest-growing demographic group in the nation's schools. It updates most of the data presented in the Council's first-ever study on English language learner (ELL) programs that was released in 2013.
    164 pages
    April 2019
     
     
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    Managing for Results in America's Great City Schools, 2019
     
    In 2002 the Council of the Great City Schools and its members set out to develop performance measures that could be used to improve business operations in urban public school districts.
    190 pages
    October 2019
     
     
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    Raising the Achievement of English Learners in Providence Public Schools
     
    The report examines such areas as the district’s vision and goals for ELLs, the number and variety of languages spoken by Providence’s children, achievement levels and English-proficiency rates, graduation rates, identification, registration, and placement processes, ELL access to district curriculum and the quality of that curriculum, program design, teacher assignments, monitoring, parent engagement, professional development, ELLs in special education, data systems, and the like.
    192 pages
    September 2019
     
     
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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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    Review of the Student Transportation Program of the Seattle Public Schools
     
    Stephen Nielsen, Deputy Superintendent of the Seattle Public Schools (SPS), requested that the Council of the Great City Schools (CGCS) provide a high-level management review of the school district’s student transportation program.
    73 pages
    January 2019