SWIFT Center is pleased to share the University of Kansas recent blog post by our own Allyson Satter. This post was previously published in Hawk Hopes Blog: Change is a Collaborative Act.
These successes are the direct result of administrative support for equity-based inclusion, collaboration among educators, partnerships with the families, and attention to full-time membership, participation, and learning.
We’ve heard the national data and know who is in our country’s “basement.” Do you know who is in “the basement” in your schools, districts, and communities?
Effective communication between home and school is important for ensuring that learners feel truly included and valued.
In our collective desire to facilitate success in young people, it is ever-important that we collaborate for improved student outcomes.
For the first time in over a decade, we’re proud to say that no child in the city of Meridian attends a failing school and All Means All!
Implementing the SWIFT Framework with fidelity helps schools and districts to consider all the moving parts that will make inclusive environments a positive learning experience for all.
Many more teams pass by—one for every year in preschool, elementary, middle, and high school. Some of the marchers play on the team for a year or two. Others remain for a decade. All in all, more than 100 paraders march past!
Our dreams for equity based inclusive schoolwide transformation can only be realized to the extent that our individual and collective leadership practices make it possible.