Opportunity Culture® Schools Outpace State Results in N.C.

From EdNC, January 2, 2019, by Emily Ayscue Hassel and Bryan C. Hassel

As the founders of the Opportunity Culture® initiative to extend the reach of great teaching to many more students, we keep a tight focus on how students and teachers benefit from Opportunity Culture® implementation in their schools. In North Carolina — the largest implementation state so far, with 80 schools this year — the latest student growth numbers give one great example.

In 2017–18, while only 27 percent of non-Opportunity Culture® schools in North Carolina exceeded student learning growth targets, nearly double that — 53 percent — of Opportunity Culture® schools exceeded growth. Read the full article…

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