Hope Street Group

Literacy Leadership Across the Curriculum

Serving in a hybrid role, Sarah Yost created cross-curricular literacy training that dramatically improved students’ reading skills. School: Westport Middle School District: Jefferson County Public Schools State: Kentucky Source: Hope Street Group After our school was identified by our state as a school with repeated low performance on state tests in 2013, my principal asked me to [...]

2014-11-12T21:14:22+00:00 November 12th, 2014|

Preparing State’s Evidence

Working with Hope Street Group State Teacher Fellows in Kentucky, Brad Clark mobilized teacher voice to inform state legislators about important issues, including the impact of the Common Core and reduced funding for education. School: Simmons Elementary District: Woodford County Public Schools State: Kentucky Source: Hope Street Group During the spring 2014 state legislative session, several policies were [...]

2014-10-28T16:10:50+00:00 October 28th, 2014|

Ordinary People, Extraordinary Need

Michael Dunlea organized a team of school and community volunteers to help students’ families rebuild after Hurricane Sandy hit their New Jersey township. School: Ocean Acres Elementary School District: Stafford Township State:  New Jersey Source: Hope Street Group In October 2012, Hurricane Sandy shut down our school for two weeks and rendered more than 240 students homeless. To [...]

2014-10-17T19:07:51+00:00 October 17th, 2014|