Building Capacity and Sustainability in Nonprofits Serving Native Hawaiian Youth

In the fall of 2018, Sperling Center for Research & Innovation (SCRI) and Kamehameha Schools (KS) launched a collaborative partnership to support the capacity building and continuous improvement of local youth-serving organizations in Hawaii. Through strategic coaching, SCRI has supported four overlapping cohorts of programs (17 total) to set and achieve goals for their organization and strengthen the connection between KS community partners/intermediaries and the education and workforce systems they aspire to influence. After years of coaching, participating organizations report being more focused, sustainable, and effective.

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Designing and Implementing Evidence-Based Summer Learning in Texas: The Additional Days School Year (ADSY) Planning & Execution Program (PEP)

The Texas Education Agency (TEA) selected SCRI and BellXcel (SCRI/BX) to provide technical assistance to school districts and charter schools as part of a landmark education bill. Learn how SCRI/BX is helping ensure those districts and schools are prepared to launch high-quality programs that align to TEA requirements and advance their district goals while engaging and inspiring students, families, and teachers.

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Scaling Summer Learning to Boost Student Success in Tulsa

Scaling summer learning to boost student success in Tulsa

The Opportunity Project, in collaboration with Tulsa Public Schools, wanted to develop a new summer learning opportunity to increase achievement and engagement. They hired SCRI to gather input from community stakeholders and recommend a structure that would work.

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Student and Teacher hugging. Roca case study.

Effective practices at scale: Launching The Roca Impact Institute

With a record of outstanding results, Roca’s methods are in high demand, but its intensive model is difficult to replicate. Read how SCRI helped Roca develop a new service delivery model that sustainably scales its practices and strengthens organizational health.

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Hawaii Case Study Kids Jumping in the Air.

Strengthening the quality of Hawaii’s summer learning programs

Hawaii’s education leaders knew they needed to focus on ensuring access to high-quality summer learning programs for all students. Learn how SCRI’s assessment of the summer learning landscape produced key insights to strengthen individual program practices and elevate the quality of summer programs statewide.

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