ESSA Evidence Provision Resources

Resources shared at the Community Schools statewide convening during the September 30, 2020 session: An Introduction on How to Use ESSA Evidence Provisions in Implementation of the Community Schools Strategy(s). Includes the homework assigned and related materials.

September 28, 2020

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Community Schools as an Effective School Improvement Strategy: A Review of the Evidence

Planning > Conduct Root Cause Analysis and Select Focus Areas

This report examines 143 research studies on each of the four community school pillars, along with evaluation studies of community schools as a comprehensive strategy.

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Recommended Reading

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The Evidence Provisions of the Every Student Succeeds Act (ESSA)

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This document provides a high-level summary of the various provisions and an explanation of ESSA's definition of "evidence-based".

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Guide

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Evidence-based improvement: A guide for states to strengthen their frameworks and supports aligned to the evidence requirements of ESSA

Planning > Conduct Root Cause Analysis and Select Focus Areas

This guide builds on ED guidance and provides an initial set of tools to help states and districts understand and plan for implementing evidence-based improvement strategies.

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Guide

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Accessing & Assessing Research and Evidence

Planning > Conduct Root Cause Analysis and Select Focus Areas

This document provides a select list of resources related to accessing and assessing evidence and research, in alignment with the requirements of the Every Student Succeeds Act (ESSA).

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Guide

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Applicability of Evidence-Based Interventions

Planning > Conduct Root Cause Analysis and Select Focus Areas

This tool helps you identify which interventions you would like to further examine for potential use in your setting. 

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Guide

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ESSA Tiers of Information: What You Need to Know

Planning > Conduct Root Cause Analysis and Select Focus Areas

This handout accompanies the REL Midwest video "Understanding the ESSA tiers of evidence."

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Guide

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Non-Regulatory Guidance: Using Evidence to Strengthen Education Investments

Planning > Conduct Root Cause Analysis and Select Focus Areas

This guidance is designed to help SEAs, LEAs, schools, educators, partner organizations and other stakeholders successfully choose and implement interventions that improve outcomes for students.

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Guide

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Homework Instructions in Preparation for October Working Session on Evidence-Based Practices

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Instructions for homework in preparation for the October 23 follow up working session.

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Tool

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An Introduction on How to Use ESSA Evidence Provisions in Implementation of the Community Schools Strategy(s)

Planning > Conduct Root Cause Analysis and Select Focus Areas

ESSA evidence provisions session Powerpoint.

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Informational

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Padlet 1 - Current Improvement Planning Processes

Planning > Conduct Root Cause Analysis and Select Focus Areas

Participant response to the prompt: What is your school’s/district’s current process for improvement planning and decisionmaking related to your Community Schools grant?

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Informational

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Padlet 2 - Questions: ESSA Evidence-Based Provisions

Planning > Conduct Root Cause Analysis and Select Focus Areas

Participant response to the prompt: What are your biggest questions about the evidence-based provisions of ESSA and their application in your program?

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Informational

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Padlet 3: How Will You Begin to Apply What You Learned This Morning?

Planning > Conduct Root Cause Analysis and Select Focus Areas

Participant response to the prompt: How will you begin to apply what you learned this morning?

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Informational

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Deeper Dive: ESSA Evidence Provisions

Planning > Conduct Data Analysis and Identify THE Performance Challenge

Powerpoint from the October 23 follow up session on ESSA evidence provisions.

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Informational

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