Using Data to Drive Growth in Student Behavior

Roots Elementary is a charter school that opened in 2015 to serve some of Denver, Colorado’s historically underserved communities. Their school is located in what was formerly the Holly Square shopping center – a center of activity and community in the neighborhood until gang violence in resulted in its firebombing and complete destruction in 2008. […]

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Rethinking Detention

The word “detention” stirs up a distinct physical and emotional reaction in us. Maybe¬†it resurfaces a negative memory of sitting silently in a classroom, staring the blackboard while your friends play outside on the playground. Maybe it invokes a feeling of shame or fear. Regardless, for most of us, it’s not a positive or restorative […]

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