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School Improvement


Overview

School Improvement- The culture behind Nevada’s improvement planning embraces high expectations for each student and is built upon the foundation of the following beliefs: 

  • The work of schools is student learning,
  • All children can benefit from challenging and relevant curriculum.
  • Every teacher can be an expert when provided collaborative and sustained professional development focused on improving instruction.
  • Content should be aligned to standards, be challenging, and be relevant.
  • Key indicators of success are achievement/proficiency scores, graduation rates, dropout rates, percent of highly qualified teachers, and adequacy and equity of funding for all public schools.
  • Improvement must be continuous.
  • Parental support and involvement are critical to improved student performance.
  • Effective use of data is critical to continuous improvement of teaching and learning.

    Underperforming Schools

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