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Thank you for your belief in great schools as a critical foundation for upward mobility and eliminating generational poverty.

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Jennifer Stern

CEO, Great MN Schools

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Alberto Monserrate

Board Chair, Great MN Schools;
CEO and Co-founder, NewPublica

Great MN Schools portfolio schools serve
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(15%+ of Minneapolis students from a low-income background)

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In planning

Completed their first year of improvement plan implementation

Completed their second year of improvement plan implementation

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Our phenomenal leadership team keeps me really grounded and focused on two things at once: The most important things that drive student learning and valuing people in this difficult work.

John Trevino,
Middle Academy Principal with Prodeo Academies

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are on track or showing improvement with their TNTP Insight Survey data —
a pulse check on instructional culture tied to teacher retention and student outcomes

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met their leadership development goals, toward improved data-driven instruction, as measured by ANet’s instructional leadership rubric vs. 78% nationally

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School leaders and community partners rate Great MN Schools supports as “extremely” or “very” effective

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16 school leaders received executive coaching

19 school leaders, supporting more than 180 teachers, leveraged ANet to strengthen data-driven instruction and standards-based, best practices

17 principals and teacher leaders
participated in Relay’s Summer
Institute focused on teacher
observation, coaching, and feedback

18 schools participated in our Talent-Ready Cohort with EdFuel to support implementation of effective teacher recruitment, hiring, development, and retention

20 schools and 630 teachers participated in TNTP’s Insight Survey

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Low-income children in our portfolio schools are getting a better education than they would receive at other schools in our community.

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Trained 11 organizations on supporting families in K-12 tools and resources

5,626
families received tools and resources through trusted community partners

2,691
families supported in K-12
decision-making and advocacy

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Valerie Stephenson,
Phyllis Wheatley Community Center

(from a ‘How to Pick a School’ training)

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During a really challenging time, we completed our first year of our community partnership strategy. By listening to, convening, and supporting organizations that work directly with families, we ensured families had the tools needed to make informed school choices and advocate within schools.

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We set out to address 3 major barriers this year and went 3/3!

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2021 Progress Report Form

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2020 annual report: Rewriting the future...now.

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