What is Schools
LSI’s Schools for Rigor initiative is built upon the belief that all schools, no matter their size, socioeconomic status, or current proficiency, can strengthen the instructional systems that drive student learning and growth.
This groundbreaking systems-view approach, known as LSI's School Instructional Maturity Model (SIMM), is the foundation upon which Schools for Rigor succeeds and it bolsters the underlying systems impact student achievement and development of new economy skills to thrive in the 21st century.
HOW DOES SCHOOLS FOR RIGOR WORK?
LSI’s Schools for Rigor focuses on developing effective teachers and leaders with aligned support across all levels. Steps include:
In the final step to success, rest easy knowing that you have access to the complete set of LSI’s expert consultants, resources, and technology tools, all designed to increase rigor to meet the standards, strengthen leadership practices, and provide you with robust data.
This includes experts from all walks of the K—12 spectrum, including district leaders, area superintendents, principals, and teachers, and it means quick and easy access to LSI-published books, presentations, and other assorted materials, as well as the ability to integrate and utilize web-based platforms designed to make implementation easier and monitoring a breeze.
Take a (virtual) stroll through our hall of fame. We’ve worked with districts of all shapes, sizes, and demographics. We can design a comprehensive plan or target focused needs over a shorter period–whatever you need.
- An “A” School in Danger Takes Action (Loxahatchee, FL)
- From Great to Exemplary (Boca Raton, FL)
- How Two Michigan Administrators Closed the Achievement Gap (Kingsley, MI)
- Princeton: Coaching in Action (Princeton, MN)
- “Tremendous Results” in a Single Year (Pahokee, FL)
- “On Our Way to An A!” (St. Petersburg, FL)
- “I'm a Better Instructional Leader Now.” (Muscogee County School District, GA)
Schools for Rigor Success Stories
The best way to understand the significant impacts and gains that LSI’s Schools for Rigor initiative provides is to listen to and observe the students, teachers, and school leaders who have lived it. These firsthand accounts from across the nation reveal what’s possible when everyone works together to seek meaningful change.
Seeing is believing.
Schedule a visit to an LSI School for Rigor.