New Essay: “Now What Do We Do?” Developing More Actionable Information for New York City’s Schools

A new essay by Communications Director Chelsea Farley highlights our ongoing work with the NYC Department of Education to develop better, more actionable measures of school capacity.

Read the essay on the CUNY Institute for Education Policy's IdeaLab to learn about how we helped overhaul the School Survey of parents, teachers, and students to align with the DOE’s new “Framework for Great Schools,” and work we plan to undertake with schools to ensure that they can interpret and use their capacity information effectively.

“Ultimately, we hope that when schools have a clearer picture of their strengths and weaknesses, and receive support in making important changes, they will be able to serve students and communities more effectively. As New York City’s initiative unfolds, it is sure to produce valuable lessons that inform school improvement efforts, not only in New York City but across all of our country’s large urban school districts.”

Keep reading: “Now What Do We Do?” Developing More Actionable Information for New York City’s Schools.