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Building District Capacity for System-Wide Instructional Improvement in Erie Public Schools

This report summarizes findings from one component of the Consortium for Policy Research in Education’s (CPRE) evaluation of the General Electric Foundation’s (GEF) Developing FuturesTM in Education program in Erie Public Schools (EPS). The purpose was to closely analyze the district’s capacity to support system-wide instructional improvement. To understand how EPS, one of the four Developing FuturesTM districts that were examined, built capacity for system-wide instructional improvement, our study during Phase Two focused on a single, overarching question: to what extent has EPS central office adopted and institutionalized the seven core principles of Developing FuturesTM

Citation: Riggan, M., Fink, R., & Sam, C., Darfler, A. (2013). Building district capacity for system-wide instructional improvement in Erie Public Schools. CPRE Working Paper. Philadelphia: Consortium for Policy Research in Education. DOI: 10.12698/cpre.2013.wp04


Matt Riggan, Ryan Fink, Cecile Sam, Anne Darfler

Publication Date

September 2013