The consulting firm CEE-Trust met with the State Board of Education Monday afternoon in order to lay out it's plans to fix Missouri's failing schools.
Wrap: The firm is currently in the first stage of a six-month long research study that will result in plans to help fix failing schools in urban Kansas City.
Executive Director Ethan Grey believes that if done right, CEE-Trust's plans will allow for public schools to improve performance.
|Description: "We're looking at public schools in the city, in the state, and thinking about how can we create the conditions so that all public schools can thrive."|
The firm, whose contract is costing the state $385,000, expects to release it's final recommendations in February of next year.
The educational consulting firm hired by DESE laid out it's plans for the unaccredited Kansas City Public School district on Monday.
Wrap: The consulting firm hired by the Department of Education met with the State Board of Education to lay out plans to improve student performance in the unaccredited Kansas City Public School district.
Executive Director Ethan Grey said the problems in Kansas City are reflected throughout the country's urban districts.
|Description: "There is no urban system anywhere in America that is performing at the level that our students deserve."|
The consulting firm hired by the state education department laid out it's plans for fixing Kansas City's failing schools.
Wrap: The firm is currently in the first stage of a six-month long process to help the school system develop a structure for all schools in the system to follow.
Executive Director Ethan Grey has seen success in individual schools but is working to ensure the entire system turns around.
|Description: "There are individual schools and individual school networks that achieve life-changing results for the kids that they serve. We've never seen a system do that at scale."|
CEE-Trust expects to produce it's final recommendations in February of next year.
The project is costing the state $385,000.