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  • March 13, 2015

    CarnegieHub – Behind the Design

    A look into how Carnegie is using design-based development to support our Networked Improvement Communities and the key design principles to help make the sites successful and useful for the users.

  • March 2, 2015

    Introducing Learning to Improve

    On March 3, Learning to Improve, a new book by Anthony S. Bryk, Louis M. Gomez, Alicia Grunow, and Paul G. LeMahieu, will be released. The book outlines how Networked Improvement Communities (NICs) offer a…

  • February 18, 2015

    Problem-Centered Policy Making

    The Carnegie Foundation hosted an expert convening to focus on improving Title II by using improvement science tools to deepen our understanding of the problem the act is trying to solve.

  • February 9, 2015

    Examining Multi-Rater Teacher Observation Systems

    A growing number of districts have adopted multi-rater evaluation systems, in which multiple observers watch, assess, and respond to teachers’ practice. While multi-rater systems are more complex, every district in this study reported many benefits.