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Building District Capacity for System-Wide Instructional Improvement in Stamford 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 Stamford Public Schools (SPS). The purpose was to closely analyze the district’s capacity to support system-wide instructional improvement. To understand how SPS, one of the four Developing FuturesTM districts that were examined, built capacity for system-wide instructional improvement, our study focused on a single, overarching question: to what extent has SPS central office adopted and institutionalized the seven core principles of Developing FuturesTM

Citation: Riggan, M., & Fink, R. (2013). Building district capacity for system-wide instructional improvement in Stamford Public Schools. DOI: 10.12698/cpre.2013.wp02


Matthew Riggan, Ryan Fink

Publication Date

September 2013