Presenting Leadership for Social Justice
Integrated Service Delivery
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What is ISD?

Franklin School

Why was ISD made?

How was ISD built?

What happened as a result of ISD?

How would it work in my school?

 

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Most of the Franklin School students participated in Integrated Service Delivery, however some pullout programs remain for Reading Recovery. listen to audio, see audio in context

Deb Hoffman identified the student achievement gap among white students and other students of color as the biggest problem. listen to audio, see audio in context

Debís experience as an urban school teacher gave her credibility with Franklin's veteran teaching staff. listen to audio, see audio in context

Deb recounts how establishes an open space for student performances in the school library showed classroom teachers she was serious about their needs. listen to audio, see audio in context

students who traditionally struggle in schools missed out on the classroom instruction and social interaction of their peers. listen to audio, see audio in context

Principal Hoffman tells that the Strategic Planning Process came up with the six areas that the school needed to address according to their parents and the teachers. listen to audio, see audio in context

Principal Hoffman pointed out three features of ISD i) class size reduction, ii) professional
development, and iii) building the capacity of the staff. listen to audio, see audio in context

Franklin School has Spanish and Hmong bilingual specialists. The bilingual teachers support directions and concepts of instruction in regular classrooms. listen to audio, see audio in context

Principal Hoffman said that coordinating different financial resources was a difficult task. listen to audio, see audio in context

Deb Hoffman emphasized the importance of sustainability in deciding a budget priority. listen to audio, see audio in context

Deb Hoffman talks about how she assess the initial capacity of her faculty in Franklin. listen to audio, see audio in context

Deb Hoffman describes difficulties she experienced when she tried to get the approval and support from the district. listen to audio, see audio in context

Wisconsin SAGE program, which was designed to create smaller classrooms, supplemented the loss of Title I services, but the current state budget situation puts SAGE in question. listen to audio, see audio in context

Principal Hoffman tells more about how she is making heterogeneous classrooms. listen to audio, see audio in context

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