During this presentation, McREL International will introduce the What Matters Most Framework. The What Matters Most Framework identifies those areas that, when addressed properly, are most likely to have positive effects on student access. Stated differently, they are high-leverage, high-pay-off areas for school systems. Briefly, the components of the framework, which we describe in the presentation are as follows: Guarantee challenging, engaging, and intentional instruction; Ensure curricular pathways to success; Provide whole-child student supports; Create high-performance school cultures; Develop data-driven, "high-reliability" systems.
What are the key messages about chartering that resonate with the broadest audiences? How dod you respond to the common myths of chartering? How do you respond to hostile questions? How do you effecitvely tell the story of your school in two minutes of less?