Study: School-improvement program boosts student achievement

06/27/2013 | Education Week

Four school districts using the GE Foundation's Developing Futures in Education program, which infuses goal-setting and corporate-management strategies into schools, are reporting improvements in students' math achievement, according to a recent study. The program is in seven school districts in various locations around the country. "The goal was not to make a change to a single class or school, but to improve student achievement outcomes in entire districts," said Bob Corcoran, president of the GE Foundation.

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