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Johns Hopkins University  // Posts tagged as "Johns Hopkins University"

Don’t let your CSI schools get left in the dust!

Don’t let your CSI schools get left in the dust!

Is your district ready to meet the upcoming federal requirements deadline to turn around your CSI schools? It’s getting down to the wire for districts to produce an evidence-based improvement plan by the end of this school year. Talent Development Secondary (TDS) and AASA, The School Superintendents Association, want to support your efforts. We’re ready to make sure you don’t get […]

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Congratulations to our 2016 Guiding Principles Award winners!

Congratulations to our 2016 Guiding Principles Award winners!

Annually, Talent Development Secondary hands out awards to TDS staff who best exemplify one of the six guiding principles: Closest to Home This reflects the value that the best decisions are made closest to the situation. Example: an IF who has successfully customized the TDS model or instructional approach to meet the needs of the […]

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Addressing Early Warning Indicators: Interim Impact Findings from the Investing in Innovation (i3) Evaluation of Diplomas Now

Addressing Early Warning Indicators: Interim Impact Findings from the Investing in Innovation (i3) Evaluation of Diplomas Now

Diplomas Now, a model designed to improve the nation’s most challenged middle and high schools and the outcomes of their most vulnerable students, increases the percentage of sixth- and ninth-graders with no early-warning signs in attendance, behavior, and course performance, according to a major new study released today. This finding is important because prior research […]

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TALENT DEVELOPMENT SECONDARY APPOINTS CHIEF PROGRAM OFFICER

TALENT DEVELOPMENT SECONDARY APPOINTS CHIEF PROGRAM OFFICER

Laura E. Weeldreyer, a Baltimore educator, consultant, public school administrator and state school board member, has been named chief program officer of Talent Development Secondary, a school improvement model at the Johns Hopkins University School of Education’s Center for Social Organization of Schools. Weeldreyer will be in charge of day-to-day operations for the evidence-based program, […]

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TDS Partner School, Burbank High School in San Antonio, TX is making great strides with “The ‘Diplomas Now’ Way”

TDS Partner School, Burbank High School in San Antonio, TX is making great strides with “The ‘Diplomas Now’ Way”

The ‘Diplomas Now’ Way: Better Identify At-Risk Kids, Do Whatever It Takes to Get Them to Graduation Day March 16, 2016 By Mark Keierleber, The Seventy Four Researcher Robert Balfanz says by ninth grade, he can identify 75% of the kids who will drop out from high school. That’s when a team of nonprofits rushes […]

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