IIPSC is supporting City Education Partners in assessing school choice operations in San Antonio, and in developing strategy for reform.
IIPSC recently worked with the support of New Schools for Chicago and Chicago Public Schools to conduct 10 parent focus groups in Chicago, and wrote this report summarizing the findings.
Camden: IIPSC is supporting Camden City School District of New Jersey and its partners in designing a Unified Enrollment system.
Indianapolis: IIPSC is supporting a broad coalition in Indianapolis led by Teach Plus Indianapolis Public Schools, the charter sector, the Mayor, and various community organizations in performing a Current State Assessment of Indianapolis enrollment and choice systems.
Oakland: IIPSC is supporting a broad coalition in Oakland, including the Oakland Unified School District, the charter sector, and various community organizations in assessing current enrollment and choice systems and designing a new Common Enrollment system.
Detroit: IIPSC is supporting a coalition in Detroit led by Excellent Schools Detroit and including Detroit Public Schools, the charter sector, the Education Achievement Authority of Michigan, and the Detroit Parent Network in performing a current state assessment of Detroit’s enrollment systems and in policy and operations design.
Cleveland: IIPSC is supporting the Cleveland Metropolitan School District by performing a current state assessment of its enrollment and choice systems and in policy and operations design.
New Orleans: IIPSC supported the Recovery School District (RSD) and the Orleans Parish School Board (OPSB) in creating policies and operations for OneApp, the common enrollment system used to assigned students to schools. The OneApp is one of the nation’s first unified enrollment systems involving both charter and district-operated schools. IIPSC also created a custom assignment tool used to match New Orleans students and schools. The OneApp system has been used since the 2011-2012 school year.
Denver: IIPSC supported Denver Public Schools, local charter organizations and school networks, and other community partners in designing the policies and operations that govern SchoolChoice, the new and improved school choice system in Denver. This groundbreaking system unites charter schools and district-managed schools with one choice process. IIPSC created the student assignment software which DPS uses to match students and schools. SchoolChoice has been assigning students to Denver schools since the 2011-2012 school year.
Washington DC: IIPSC is supported DC Public Schools (DCPS) and the charter sector in Washington DC by helping to design the policies and operations that will govern their new centralized school choice process, and IIPSC created the student assignment software used for the conducting the lottery.. The unified enrollment process is based on a single online application that families use to apply for participating public charter schools spanning grades PK3-12, DCPS out-of-boundary schools spanning grades K-12, all DCPS PK3 and PK4 programs, and DCPS specialized high schools (9-12). The new process unites district and charter schools and assigned students beginning in spring of 2014.
Chicago: IIPSC is currently working with Chicago Public Schools and its partners in the charter sector in designing a common enrollment process.
Newark: IIPSC supported Newark Public Schools (NPS) and the Foundation for Newark’s Future in designing and implementing a new enrollment and choice process for NPS high schools. This new system was used to assign some high school students in 2012, and it has been used to assign students at all NPS high schools since 2013.
Our client list includes school districts and their partners in:
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