Month: October 2017

School District Innovation Zones: A New Wave of District-led Efforts to Improve Economic Mobility

Bridgespan, the world’s leading social sector consultancy, released a study on a promising wave organizations and districts targeting large-scale impact through in-district, autonomous innovation (an “iZone”). The study features AUSL as the largest and most experienced iZone in the country. Learn more about what it means to be an iZone and the potential it holds for education reform today.

The AUSL Way: Moving from Good to Truly Excellent

Bridgespan conducts a deep dive into the history and evolution of AUSL as it became the nation’s largest and most experienced in-district innovation zone. Learn more about their perspective on how AUSL has impacted the most underserved communities in Chicago through our innovative model.

Standing Stronger Together

Earlier this week, the President of the United States decided to put an end to the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) policy, which allowed those who were brought to the U.S. illegally as children to openly and confidently participate in society. With this decision, he put an expiration date on the livelihood and stability […]