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Dr. Robert Balfanz  // Posts tagged as "Dr. Robert Balfanz"

You spoke, and we listened: Updated NIC open for applications now!

You spoke, and we listened: Updated NIC open for applications now!

We are back from the annual AASA conference where we got valuable district feedback on our Networked Improvement Community (NIC). You spoke, and we listened. Here’s what’s new: It’s asset-based: It builds on what is already in place at targeted schools, focusing on just the evidence-based practices that you need to move your school forward It’s flexible: […]

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[WEBINAR] “ESSA & Chronic Absenteeism: Current Trends & Best Practices,” with Dr. Robert Balfanz

[WEBINAR] “ESSA & Chronic Absenteeism: Current Trends & Best Practices,” with Dr. Robert Balfanz

“ESSA & Chronic Absenteeism: Current Trends & Best Practices,” with Dr. Robert Balfanz March 28, 2018

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[WEBINAR] “Keeping Kids on Track”, with Dr. Robert Balfanz and Laura Weeldreyer

[WEBINAR] “Keeping Kids on Track”, with Dr. Robert Balfanz and Laura Weeldreyer

Early Warning Systems: Keeping Kids on Track with Dr. Robert Balfanz and Laura Weeldreyer February 27, 2018

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WEBINAR: School Improvement: Lessons Learned for the ESSA Era

WEBINAR: School Improvement: Lessons Learned for the ESSA Era

Join Dr. Robert Balfanz and Charles Hiteshew for School Improvement: Lessons Learned for the ESSA Era. During the session, they will trace the history of whole school improvement and examine the lessons learned in order to help schools apply them under the Every Student Succeeds Act. School Improvement: Lessons Learned for the ESSA Era May 17, 2017 1:30pm ET REGISTER […]

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School Improvement in the ESSA Era: The Impact of Trump and DeVos

School Improvement in the ESSA Era: The Impact of Trump and DeVos

District Administration welcomed education policy expert Robert Balfanz, along with TDS CEO Charles Hiteshew and RFPMatch CEO Dr. Paula Love, for a web seminar to discuss what the last 10 years of research have shown about improving the most challenged and lowest-performing schools, as well as the implications of the recent confirmation of Secretary of Education […]

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School Bullying and Academic Achievement

School Bullying and Academic Achievement

School Bullying Linked to Poorer Academic Achievement A Reuters Health article by Carolyn Crist states, “Not only does bullying at school affect students’ emotional and social lives, it also directly affects their schoolwork and engagement in the classroom, suggests a U.S. study.” Read the full article. Dr. Robert Balfanz, Ph.D., director of the Everyone Graduates Center […]

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Frankford High School Recipient of AT&T Aspire Connect to Success Award!

Frankford High School Recipient of AT&T Aspire Connect to Success Award!

October 14, 2016 Ninth-graders at Frankford High School will get more help staying on track for graduation and preparing for their futures with assistance from Diplomas Now, a proven model that puts students on a path to graduation, which received a $500,000 contribution from AT&T. AT&T’s contribution to Diplomas Now was the focus of a […]

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