Wehrly, K. (2020, February 10). Wehrly: What’s the Secret to Closing the Achievement Gap? Aligning Curriculum, Teacher and Student Expectations, and Whole-Child Support.

The key to closing the student achievement gap is focusing on alignment, asserts Kari Wehrly, chief of schools in a California community. In this commentary, Wehrly shares how coordinating curriculum, expectations for teachers and students, and prioritizing whole-child support improves outcomes for students.

COVID-19 Update

As we all face this time of unprecedented challenges, your Center of Excellence to Prepare Teachers of Children of Poverty staff is working remotely to continue and expand our efforts to support your needs.

While our delivery methods and activities will shift during this time, we are working every day to develop and curate resources that will help you now and when we resume face-to-face activities.

We ask that you read our message linked below and help us with a Professional Study and Supports Needs Assessment survey.