The resources in this collection will help your team explore different approaches used by schools and districts with 9th grade on-track goals. You will be able to access protocols, research, tools, and exemplars that offer evidence-based approaches to improvement in this area.
The NCS Freshman On-Track Toolkit is a collection of protocols, reports, resources, and artifacts used by our experienced Coaches in their daily work to help schools better support students through the critical first year of high school. The Toolkit is organized around four Components we believe are critical to implementing Freshman On-Track work. For each Component, you will find a collection of Tool Sets, or bundles of tools (including videos), organized to help you achieve freshman success goals.
This Early Warning Intervention and Monitoring System (EWIMS) Implementation Guide supports schools and districts to setup and implement the EWIMS process, following seven key steps. The EWIMS process helps schools and districts systematically match students with effective interventions
The Change Package for Attendance Improvement offers key evidence-based changes for attendance in four categories: data, relationships, motivation, and problem solving. It also outlines considerations, primary and secondary drivers, and an attendance improvement inventory. The inventory asks questions to check your understanding, implementation, and seed your thinking around attendance change ideas.
The District Guide for Creating Indicators for Early Warning Systems presents extensive research about early warning indicators and actionable strategies and considerations for developing and implementing early warning indicators.