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Recent Projects and Case Studies
America's Promise Ready for the Real World Initiative
How can America's Promise design and deliver effective service-learning professional development to middle school teachers in America’s Promise Alliance 12 Featured Communities, resulting in sustainable efforts that are grounded in high quality practice?
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Service Learning Administrator Academy, Wisconsin Department of Public Instruction
How can the Wisconsin Department of Instruction increase school leaders focused on service learning knowledge and skills teacher and district leaders to engage youth in school, learning, and the community?
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Working with Ready by 21, Greendale School District
The challenge is how can the Greendale Schools increase support so that all young people graduating from the High School have a pathway and the opportunities they need to be Ready by 21 – ready for college, work and life?
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Cascade is currently engaged in or completed the following projects:
Mississippi Center for Education Innovation: designing and implementing a multi-year evaluation of a state-wide education reform effort.

Special Olympics Project UNIFY: assist in the design, implementation and sustainability of a national demonstration project creating school climates that are equitable, safe and quality for all students.

National Center for School Climate: Create and disseminate a district-level guide for policymakers and education leaders to create and sustain quality school climates and (2) assist four schools in Queens (New York City District) to engage youth, enhance teaching and learning and establish safe, equitable and democratically-informed school climates.
America’s Promise Alliance: design and implement a national service-learning professional development initiative to increase the service-learning knowledge and skills of middle school teachers and principals.

International Center for Innovations in Civic Participation: assist in creation and implementation of a strategic plan for a national service-learning leaders network to increase the quality and quantity of quality service-learning in their schools.

The Government of Trinidad and Tobago: provide training and technical assistance to teachers, students, municipal and national leaders to effectively engage students and youth in leadership in schools and municipalities.
Reports, Publications and Resources:

School Climate Guide for District Policymakers and Education Leaders

No Excuses
Eleven Schools and Districts that Make Preparing Students for Citizenship a Priority, and How Others Can Do It, Too

National School Climate Standards

Transforming School Climate
A School Climate Improvement Model, Implementation Strategy and Tools to Support the Process

Educational Leadership: Data now what?
The Challenge of Assessing School Climate
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