Additional Resources

The authors suggest these resources, including several newly completed white papers on competency-based selection and leading indicators for turnaround success.

•  Darden/Curry Partnership white paper on using a rigorous, competency-based process to select school leaders (expected publication in late February at

•  Education Resource Strategies assesses school district strategies and capacity to launch successful turnaround efforts,

•  Mass Insight on lessons from the first round of School Improvement Grants,

•  Public Impact on seven steps for district leaders to ensure turnaround success,