Schools to Watch® is an initiative launched by the National Forum to Accelerate Middle-Grades Reform in 1999. Through the Schools to Watch® initiative, the National Forum identifies schools across the United States that are well on their way to meeting the Forum’s criteria for high performance. Forum members believe that three things are true of high-performing middle-grades schools:
Wisconsin Background Information
During the past six years, there has been interest in developing a Schools to Watch (STW) program in Wisconsin. Currently, past and present members of the WAMLE Board are working with the WI DPI, Ericka Uskali the Executive Director of the National Forum, and interested superintendents and principals to add Wisconsin to the list of 17 states that have already become Schools to Watch states.
If you would like to learn more about how being involved with STW could improve outcomes for your early adolescents, please contact either Dr. Ann Yehle firstname.lastname@example.org or Shelley Joan Weiss email@example.com.