Using Improvement Science to Address Systemic Problems in Education

June 19, 2018

How does continuous improvement help schools build capacity for systemic change? In “How to Plan and Implement Continuous Improvement in Schools,” a recent blog post for KQED’s MindShift, Katrina Schwartz discusses the Carnegie Foundation’s application of structured inquiry processes to problems in education, and introduces the basics of networked improvement science. Along the way, she reviews improvement principles and processes including understanding the problem, defining manageable goals, testing and building evidence, and spreading and scaling. Read more.