The following resources might be helpful to school districts and the community partners who work with them.

Idaho – Target 2025? Task Force Presses Reset on the ’60 Percent Goal’ Idaho’s much-discussed “60 percent goal” won’t go away. But it will probably look different. (Idaho Ed News)

Strategies to Scale Up Social Programs: Pathways, Partnerships and Fidelity, analyzes the choices the programs made along the way, offering insights into how partnerships can help bring sound programming to more people. The study explores that question, looking at how 45 effective nonprofits succeeded in extending their reach by working in partnership with others.

Districts & Universities Building Leader Tracking Systems Together  Interested in how data systems can support school leadership?  Seeking examples of districts and universities working together to develop leader tracking systems?  Learn more about how school districts can draw on data to improve the chances that a principal is ready for day one success on the job.  Check out these new resources from UCEA and The Wallace Foundation!  A recent webinar explored practical lessons learned from districts about building a Leader Tracking System (LTS) and how the data gathered can help leadership preparation programs measure effectiveness.

The Civics Education Initiative 2015-2017 provides an update on state adoptions of the initiative, a look at how states customized the initiative and examples of how policymakers can build on civic education policy efforts. Education Commission of the States brings you this report in advance of Constitution Week to highlight how state leaders can build on civic literacy efforts with policies that strengthen civic skills and dispositions, and lay the groundwork for young people to be active, engaged citizens.