AUSL Schools Framework

AUSL creates schools of excellence by developing highly effective teachers and transforming educational outcomes for students in the lowest performing schools. Steady, positive improvements in academic achievement, student engagement, and parent satisfaction are hallmarks of all AUSL-managed CPS schools.

PASSAGE FRAMEWORK

AUSL’s six point PASSAGE framework provides our school leadership teams with a roadmap for creating schools of excellence. PASSAGE summarizes our distinct approach to management, culture, environment, curriculum, instruction, and data usage.

P

Positive School Culture

Safe and nurturing school and classroom environment


Transparent, effective recruitment, attendance and restorative discipline policies

A

Action Against Adversity

Engaged parents and community partners


Awareness of, and resources to support, student needs

S

Setting Goals and Getting it Done

Aggressive, transparent goals for school, teams, and individuals


Intentional cycles of inquiry and improvement based on accurate data

S A

Shared Responsibility for Achievement

High-functioning teams throughout the school and network


Focused investment in developing capacity and distributing leadership

G

Guaranteed and Viable Curriculum

Rigorous and aligned standards-based K – 12 curriculum used network wide


Unified assessment systems to improve instruction

E

Engaging and Personalized Instruction

Continuous development of a committed and highly effective AUSL teaching staff


Targeted and differentiated student instruction