Design or strengthen a school culture plan that builds strong relationships and promotes a safe, inclusive, engaging, and joyful return to school.
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.
If high quality instructional materials are already in place: Strengthen implementation of externally-vetted, rigorous, and culturally-relevant curriculum through developing or intensifying instructional systems and educator content expertise.
If SEL programming is not already in place: Adopt and implement dedicated SEL that is culturally-responsive and acknowledges the social and emotional impacts of the pandemic.
If SEL programming is already in place: Strengthen and deepen integration of SEL practices within academic instruction in culturally-responsive ways that acknowledge the social and emotional impacts of the pandemic.
Adopt or design/implement a high-dosage tutoring program for a subset of students in targeted grade levels, performance bands, and content areas.