ADSY Full Year is an innovative model that is grounded in international research. It maximizes the potential benefits of an extended school year by fundamentally restructuring the school calendar and daily schedules. With the benefit of more time, ADSY Full Year provides an opportunity to creatively reimagine a typical school day, exploring new strategies that can benefit both students and teachers.
The K-8 Advanced STEM Playbook described an advanced level of STEM implementation, with STEM pedagogy and instruction are infused in every aspect of the student experience and include supplemental programming.
Modern cognitive science supports many of Montessori’s theories about how children learn best: with a knowledge-rich curriculum that uses sensory, hands-on materials in a carefully-curated environment, with movement and choice, and with and from peers in a collaborative community that avoids extrinsic rewards.
This action is designed for district leaders who are interested in a research and evidence-based district turnaround approach and have a desire to design, plan, and implement tactics that will align district systems at a macro level. (TIA, HQIM, and ADSY), while specifically improving the campus(es) of greatest need at the micro level through the ACE model.
The Dual Language Immersion (DLI) program model is an additive academic program model that uses language and a student’s full linguistic repertoire to access rigorous content for high academic achievement.
By implementing the P-TECH model, Texas school leaders can address the need for improved access to postsecondary options for high school students across demographic groups while also benefiting from significant support from the Texas Education Agency.
This Authorizer Handbook is intended to serve, above all, as a playbook offering practical guidance to help district board members and the district staff involved in day-to-day authorizing (“authorizing staff”) carry out their work in alignment with national best practices. The guidance and accompanying attachments are designed to be adapted to fit the local context of each district.
This guide describes what Texas Partnerships are, the different kinds of Texas Partnerships, outlines the process of applying for Texas Partnerships benefits, and provides guidance for developing strong district charter partnerships.