Case Studies
April 16
2018
Small District Evolves from Good to Great

When Superintendent Luke Francois came to Mineral Point School District seven years ago, the…

Case Studies

08/31/2016

Cabot Public School District, AR

Serving At-Risk Students The Academic Center of Excellence opened in 2004 with about 30 students, and it now serves 250 students. In 2014, they added an additional program called ACE-North. Students come to ACE for a variety of reasons: they have …

07/09/2015

White River Valley Schools, IN

Supporting Students Needs Dr. Layton Wall, superintendent, and Dr. Michael Langevin, director of student achievement know the concept of "doing even more with less." Facing dramatic budget cuts, digital learning surfaced as a cost-effective…

07/09/2015

Matanuska-Susitna Borough School District, AK

Identifying Barriers to Learning The Matanuska-Susitna Borough School District (Mat-Su) is comprised of 45 schools that cover an expansive geographic area. Individual schools span a wide range of urban, suburban, and rural settings. When reviewing the…

12/15/2014

Catoosa County Public Schools, GA

Creating a Pathway to College and Career Like many public school districts, Catoosa County Public Schools serves a number of students who require an alternative to the traditional classroom - either because they are not succeeding in the setting or…

07/08/2014

County Juvenile Justice System, FL

Keeping Students in the Juvenile Justice System on Track Toward Graduation Ensuring students involved in the juvenile justice system make academic gains and have the knowledge and skills they need to be successful as they transition back to their…

02/18/2013

Vacaville School District, CA

Meeting Students' Academic Needs In the Vacaville School District, offering Advanced Placement (AP) courses to students at Buckingham Charter Magnet High School was a natural fit for the school's high standards. Buckingham offered a rigorous…

02/09/2013

Evansville Vanderburgh School Corporation, IN

Providing Academic Choice Providing academic choice is a priority for Evansville Vanderburgh School Corporation (EVSC). When Indiana ruled that a computer could be considered a textbook, EVSC saw an opportunity to incorporate digital learning into its…

01/03/2012

Anchorage School District, AK

Expanding Access to Advanced Placement Many students attend small schools where AP courses are simply   not available, whether due to small student populations or a lack of qualified teachers. The district had tried using online AP courses to expand…