Portland State University. Department of Educational Leadership and Policy
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Doctor of Education (Ed.D.) in Educational Leadership: Administration
Educational Leadership and Policy
1 online resource (iv, 135 pages)
The aspiration of achieving equitable outcomes for all students is a focus of schools, districts, and communities but has largely remained unattainable with the top-down implementation of change ideas and directives that come and go as quickly as they are implemented. Too often the direct users, students and classroom staff, are left out of the conversations around what works best to improve student success, contributing to the achievement gaps experienced by our students of color, students receiving special education or English language services, or in the case of a hook discipline, young men. By utilizing Improvement Science through collaboration across staff classifications, small changes can be made that scale to larger systems and lead to more equitable outcomes for our underserved students.
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Thonstad, Cassandra Diane, "Increasing Collaboration to Improve Student Outcomes: Improvement Science" (2022). Dissertations and Theses. Paper 6253.