Atlanta Public Schools
The Strategy also includes partnering with two charter providers to operate five turnaround schools. Mathematica’s evaluation will assess three goals: (1) implementation and impact of student-focused initiatives on academic and behavior outcomes; (2) implementation progress for operating models and the impact of partnering with nonprofit organizations on student and school outcomes; (3) implementation of supports for staff and nonacademic supports for students and exploring the feasibility of evaluating outcomes of these supports; and (4) APS’ overall approach to implementing the Turnaround Strategy. The three-year evaluation will include an implementation analysis based on data collected during annual site visits and multiple impact analyses using the most suitable methods specific activities related to the Strategy.
Evidence & Insights From This Project
Year 2 Report of the Atlanta Public Schools Turnaround Strategy
This is the second report on Year 2 of the Strategy, following an interim report (Hallgren et al. 2018) that presented detailed implementation findings in targeted and partnership schools after the second year of the Strategy (2017–2018).Learn More