In addition to convening the city’s first-of-its-kind principal cohort focused on re-centering, Boston Schools Fund has committed an additional $150,000 to support its full portfolio of 38 partner schools — representing the public, charter public, and private sectors serving 19,000 students from underserved communities — with targeted reopening guidance and planning support uniquely tailored to Boston’s post-pandemic reality as leaders begin their planning for the start of school in Fall 2021.
If high quality instructional materials are not yet in place: Strengthen tier 1 instruction by adopting externally-vetted, rigorous, and culturally-relevant curricular materials for each content area.
Design or strengthen a coherent assessment system and a prioritized suite of assessments that supports instructional planning and improvement (e.g., diagnostic, benchmark, and curriculum-embedded assessments).
Adopt or design/implement a high-dosage tutoring program for a subset of students in targeted grade levels, performance bands, and content areas.
Recommended Initiative 4.1 Promote meaningful family partnerships that enable families to understand and support their student’s academic progress and enable teachers to better understand students and their families. Deliverables & Design Considerations Click each deliverable below to expand its key design considerations. TIMING: SPRING 2021 timing: SCHOOL YEAR 2021-22
Recommended Initiative 4.2 Build or strengthen meaningful community partnerships focused on learning recovery and SEL. Deliverables & Design Considerations Click each deliverable below to expand its key design considerations. TIMING: SPRING 2021 timing: SCHOOL YEAR 2021-22