National Training Network Research


Please click on a district to access research regarding the impact NTN methodology has had on classrooms across the country. Lessons in The Key Elements to Algebra warning (KEAS) and The Key Elements to Mathematics warning (KEMS) have been designed to include these methodologies in combination with the “Seven Levels of Staff Development”.

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Elementary

New York

PS 102 – Jacques Cartier

Manhattan – District 4


Below is the percent of change from the 2015-2016 to the 2016-2017 math exam:


  Spring 2016 Spring 2017 Percent of Change
Percent of Level 3 and 4's
Average Percent of Grades 3, 4, and 5 24% 38% 58%
Percent of Level 1's
Average Percent of Grades 3, 4, and 5 51% 43% -16%
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Of particular interest:
  • PS 102M yielded a 58% increase in students that scored a level 3 or 4; compared to the city average increase of 5%
  • PS 102M yielded a 16% decrease in students that scored a level 1, compared to the city average decrease of 3%

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Summary of Partnership:
PS 102M partnered with NTN at the start of the 2015-2016 school year. The big shift was the change in pedagogical practices and focus on content. The training and coaching provided by NTN focused on developing a deeper understanding of the content, as well as demonstrated the types of strategies that would foster that understanding for students in algebra.

Coaching took place an average of two (2) days per month each year


PS 12 - Dr. Jacqueline Peek Davis School

Brooklyn – District 17


Below is the percent of change from the 2015-2016 to the 2016-2017 math exam:


  Spring 2016 Spring 2017 Percent of Change
Percent of Level 3 and 4's
3rd Grade 14% 29% 107%
4th Grade 35% 37% 6%
5th Grade 6% 36% 500%
Average Percent of Grades 3, 4, and 5 18% 34% 89%
Percent of Level 1's
3rd Grade 57% 19% -67%
4th Grade 39% 32% -18%
5th Grade 74% 45% -39%
Average Percent of Grades 3, 4, and 5 57% 32% -44%
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Of particular interest:
  • PS 12K yielded a 89% increase in students that scored a level 3 or 4; compared to the average increase of 5%
  • PS 12K yielded a 44% decrease in students that scored a level 1, compared to the city average decrease of 3%

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Summary of Partnership:
PS 12K partnered with NTN at the start of the 2015-2016 school year. The big shift was the change in pedagogical practices and focus on content. The training and coaching provided by NTN focused on developing a deeper understanding of the content, as well as demonstrated the types of strategies that would foster that understanding for students in algebra.

Coaching took place an average of two (2) days per month


PS 30 - Wilton

Bronx – District 7


Below is the percent of change from the 2015-2016 to the 2016-2017 math exam:


  Spring 2016 Spring 2017 Percent of Change
Percent of Level 3 and 4's
Average Percent of Grades 3, 4, and 5 8% 20% 150%
Percent of Level 1's
Average Percent of Grades 3, 4, and 5 68% 52% -24%
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Of particular interest:
  • PS 30X yielded a 150% increase in students that scored a level 3 or 4; compared to the city average increase of 5%
  • PS 30X yielded a 24% decrease in students that scored a level 1, compared to the city average decrease of 3%

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Summary of Partnership:
PS 30X partnered with NTN at the start of the 2016-2017 school year. The big shift was the change in pedagogical practices and focus on content. The training and coaching provided by NTN focused on developing a deeper understanding of the content, as well as demonstrated the types of strategies that would foster that understanding for students in algebra.

Coaching took place an average of two (2) days per month each year


PS 161 – Ponce De Leon School

Bronx – District 7


Below is the percent of change from the 2015-2016 to the 2016-2017 math exam:


  Spring 2016 Spring 2017 Percent of Change
Percent of Level 3 and 4's
Average Percent of Grades 3, 4, and 5 16% 26% 63%
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Of particular interest:
  • PS 30X yielded a 63% increase in students that scored a level 3 or 4; compared to the city average increase of 5%

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Summary of Partnership:
PS 161X partnered with NTN at the start of the 2016-2017 school year. The big shift was the change in pedagogical practices and focus on content through the use of the Key Elements to Mathematics warning (KEMS) concept-based lessons and curriculum support. The training, coaching, and curriculum support provided by NTN focused on developing a deeper understanding of the content, priority standards, as well as demonstrated the types of strategies that would foster that understanding for students in algebra.

Coaching took place an average of two (2) days per month each year


PS 14 - Senator John Calandra

Bronx - District 8


Below is the percent of change from the 2015-2016 to the 2016-2017 math exam:


  Spring 2016 Spring 2017 Percent of Change
Percent of Level 3 and 4's
Average Percent of Grades 3, 4, and 5 34% 41% 21%
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Of particular interest:
  • PS 14X yielded a 21% increase in students that scored a level 3 or 4; compared to the city average increase of 5%

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Summary of Partnership:
PS 14X partnered with NTN at the start of the 2015-2016 school year. The big shift was the change in pedagogical practices and focus on content. The training and coaching provided by NTN focused on developing a deeper understanding of the content, as well as demonstrated the types of strategies that would foster that understanding for students in algebra.

Coaching took place an average of one (1) day per month each year


PS 36 - Unionport

Bronx - District 8


Below is the percent of change from the 2015-2016 to the 2016-2017 math exam:


  Spring 2016 Spring 2017 Percent of Change
Percent of Level 3 and 4's
Average Percent of Grades 3, 4, and 5 37% 41% 13%
Percent of Level 1's
Average Percent of Grades 3, 4, and 5 32% 25% -22%
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Of particular interest:
  • PS 36X yielded a 13% increase in students that scored a level 3 or 4; compared to the city average increase of 5%
  • PS 36X yielded a 22% decrease in students that scored a level 1, compared to the city average decrease of 3%

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Summary of Partnership:
PS 36X partnered with NTN at the start of the 2015-2016 school year. The big shift was the change in pedagogical practices and focus on content. The training and coaching provided by NTN focused on developing a deeper understanding of the content, as well as demonstrated the types of strategies that would foster that understanding for students in algebra.

Coaching took place an average of two (2) days per month in year one and one (1) day per month in year two


PS 69 - Journey Prep School

Bronx – District 8


Below is the percent of change from the 2015-2016 to the 2016-2017 math exam:


  Spring 2016 Spring 2017 Percent of Change
Percent of Level 3 and 4's
Average Percent of Grades 3, 4, and 5 47% 50% 6%
Percent of Level 1's
Average Percent of Grades 3, 4, and 5 20% 17% -15%
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Of particular interest:
  • PS 69X yielded a 6% increase in students that scored a level 3 or 4; compared to the city average increase of 5%
  • PS 36X yielded a 15% decrease in students that scored a level 1, compared to the city average decrease of 3%

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Summary of Partnership:
PS 69X partnered with NTN during the 2014-2015 school year. The big shift was the change in pedagogical practices and focus on content through the use of the Key Elements to Mathematics warning (KEMS) concept-based lessons and curriculum support. The training, coaching, and curriculum support provided by NTN focused on developing a deeper understanding of the content, priority standards, as well as demonstrated the types of strategies that would foster that understanding for students in algebra.

Coaching took place an average of two (2) days per month each year


PS 72 - Dr. William Dorney

Bronx – District 8


Below is the percent of change from the 2015-2016 to the 2016-2017 math exam:


  Spring 2016 Spring 2017 Percent of Change
Percent of Level 3 and 4's
Average Percent of Grades 3, 4, and 5 20% 28% 40%
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Of particular interest:
  • PS 72X yielded a 40% increase in students that scored a level 3 or 4; compared to the city average increase of 5%

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Summary of Partnership:
PS 72X partnered with NTN at the start of the 2015-2016 school year. The big shift was the change in pedagogical practices and focus on content. The training and coaching provided by NTN focused on developing a deeper understanding of the content, as well as demonstrated the types of strategies that would foster that understanding for students in algebra.

Coaching took place an average of two (2) days per month each year


PS 93 - Albert G. Oliver

Bronx – District 8


Below is the percent of change from the 2015-2016 to the 2016-2017 math exam:


  Spring 2016 Spring 2017 Percent of Change
Percent of Level 3 and 4's
Average Percent of Grades 3, 4, and 5 16% 23% 30%
Percent of Level 1's
Average Percent of Grades 3, 4, and 5 49% 40% -18%
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Of particular interest:
  • PS 93X yielded a 30% increase in students that scored a level 3 or 4; compared to the city average increase of 5%
  • PS 93X yielded a 18% decrease in students that scored a level 1, compared to the city average decrease of 3%

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Summary of Partnership:
PS 93X partnered with NTN at the start of the 2016-2017 school year. The big shift was the change in pedagogical practices and focus on content. The training and coaching provided by NTN focused on developing a deeper understanding of the content, as well as demonstrated the types of strategies that would foster that understanding for students in algebra.

Coaching took place an average of two (2) days per month each year


PS 107

Bronx – District 8


Below is the percent of change from the 2015-2016 to the 2016-2017 math exam:


  Spring 2016 Spring 2017 Percent of Change
Percent of Level 3 and 4's
Average Percent of Grades 3, 4, and 5 15% 28% 87%
Percent of Level 1's
Average Percent of Grades 3, 4, and 5 52% 42% -19%
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Of particular interest:
  • PS 107X yielded a 87% increase in students that scored a level 3 or 4; compared to the city average increase of 5%
  • PS 107X yielded a 19% decrease in students that scored a level 1, compared to the city average decrease of 3%

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Summary of Partnership:
PS 107X partnered with NTN at the start of the 2015-2016 school year. The big shift was the change in pedagogical practices and focus on content. The training and coaching provided by NTN focused on developing a deeper understanding of the content, as well as demonstrated the types of strategies that would foster that understanding for students in algebra.

Coaching took place an average of one (1) day per month each year


PS 152 - Evergreen

Bronx – District 8


Below is the percent of change from the 2015-2016 to the 2016-2017 math exam:


  Spring 2016 Spring 2017 Percent of Change
Percent of Level 3 and 4's
Average Percent of Grades 3, 4, and 5 22% 27% 23%
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Of particular interest:
  • PS 152X yielded a 23% increase in students that scored a level 3 or 4; compared to the city average increase of 5%

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Summary of Partnership:
PS 152X partnered with NTN in the spring of 2017. The big shift was the change in pedagogical practices and focus on content through planning and model lessons. The training and coaching provided by NTN focused on developing a deeper understanding of the content, as well as demonstrated the types of strategies that would foster that understanding for students in algebra.

Coaching took place an average of (2) days per month


PS 211

Bronx – District 12


Below is the percent of change from the 2015-2016 to the 2016-2017 math exam:


  Spring 2016 Spring 2017 Percent of Change
Percent of Level 3 and 4's
Average Percent of Grades 3, 4, and 5 13% 17% 31%
Percent of Level 1's
Average Percent of Grades 3, 4, and 5 64% 56% -13%
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Of particular interest:
  • PS 211X yielded a 31% increase in students that scored a level 3 or 4; compared to the city average increase of 5%
  • PS 211X yielded a 13% decrease in students that scored a level 1, compared to the city average decrease of 3%

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Summary of Partnership:
PS 211X partnered with NTN at the start of the 2015-2016 school year. The big shift was the change in pedagogical practices and focus on content through the use of the Key Elements to Mathematics Success (KEMS) concept-based lessons and curriculum support. The training, coaching, and curriculum support provided by NTN focused on developing a deeper understanding of the content, priority standards, as well as demonstrated the types of strategies that would foster that understanding for students in algebra.

Coaching took place an average of two (2) days per month each year


PS 25 – Eubie Blake School

Brooklyn – District 16


Below is the percent of change from the 2015-2016 to the 2016-2017 math exam:


  Spring 2016 Spring 2017 Percent of Change
Percent of Level 3 and 4's
Average Percent of Grades 3, 4, and 5 32% 53% 66%
Percent of Level 1's
Average Percent of Grades 3, 4, and 5 35% 20% -43%
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Of particular interest:
  • PS 25K yielded a 66% increase in students that scored a level 3 or 4; compared to the city average increase of 5%
  • PS 25K yielded a 43% decrease in students that scored a level 1, compared to the city average decrease of 3%

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Summary of Partnership:
PS 25K partnered with NTN in January 2016. The big shift was the change in pedagogical practices and focus on content. The training and coaching provided by NTN focused on developing a deeper understanding of the content, as well as demonstrated the types of strategies that would foster that understanding for students in algebra.

Coaching took place an average of two (2) days per month each year


PS 28 – The Warren Prep Academy

Brooklyn - District 16


Below is the percent of change from the 2015-2016 to the 2016-2017 math exam:


  Spring 2016 Spring 2017 Percent of Change
Percent of Level 3 and 4's
Average Percent of Grades 3, 4, and 5 15% 26% 60%
Percent of Level 1's
Average Percent of Grades 3, 4, and 5 40% 33% -18%
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Of particular interest:
  • PS 28K yielded a 60% increase in students that scored a level 3 or 4; compared to the city average increase of 5%
  • PS 28K yielded a 18% decrease in students that scored a level 1, compared to the city average decrease of 3%

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Summary of Partnership:
PS 28K partnered with NTN in January 2016. The big shift was the change in pedagogical practices and focus on content. The training and coaching provided by NTN focused on developing a deeper understanding of the content, as well as demonstrated the types of strategies that would foster that understanding for students in algebra.

Coaching took place an average of two (2) days per month each year


PS 40 – George W Carver

Brooklyn - District 16


Below is the percent of change from the 2015-2016 to the 2016-2017 math exam:


  Spring 2016 Spring 2017 Percent of Change
Percent of Level 3 and 4's
Average Percent of Grades 3, 4, and 5 22% 40% 82%
Percent of Level 1's
Average Percent of Grades 3, 4, and 5 47% 31% -34%
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Of particular interest:
  • PS 40K yielded a 82% increase in students that scored a level 3 or 4; compared to the city average increase of 5%
  • PS 40K yielded a 34% decrease in students that scored a level 1, compared to the city average decrease of 3%

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Summary of Partnership:
PS 40K partnered with NTN in January 2017. The big shift was the change in pedagogical practices and focus on content. The training and coaching provided by NTN focused on developing a deeper understanding of the content, as well as demonstrated the types of strategies that would foster that understanding for students in algebra.

Coaching took place an average of two (2) days per month


PS 115 – Daniel Mucatel School

Brooklyn - District 18


Below is the percent of change from the 2015-2016 to the 2016-2017 math exam:


  Spring 2016 Spring 2017 Percent of Change
Percent of Level 3 and 4's
Average Percent of Grades 3, 4, and 5 28% 37% 32%
Percent of Level 1's
Average Percent of Grades 3, 4, and 5 45% 36% -20%
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Of particular interest:
  • PS 115K yielded a 32% increase in students that scored a level 3 or 4; compared to the city average increase of 5%
  • PS 115K yielded a 20% decrease in students that scored a level 1, compared to the city average decrease of 3%

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Summary of Partnership:
PS 115K partnered with NTN at the start of the 2016-2017 school year. The big shift was the change in pedagogical practices and focus on content. The training and coaching provided by NTN focused on developing a deeper understanding of the content, as well as demonstrated the types of strategies that would foster that understanding for students in algebra.

Coaching took place an average of two (2) days per month each year


PS 202 – Ernest S Jenkyns

Brooklyn - District 19


Below is the percent of change from the 2015-2016 to the 2016-2017 math exam:


  Spring 2016 Spring 2017 Percent of Change
Percent of Level 3 and 4's
Average Percent of Grades 3, 4, and 5 10% 15% 50%
Percent of Level 1's
Average Percent of Grades 3, 4, and 5 60% 54% -10%
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Of particular interest:
  • PS 202K yielded a 50% increase in students that scored a level 3 or 4; compared to the city average increase of 5%
  • PS 202K yielded a 10% decrease in students that scored a level 1, compared to the city average decrease of 3%

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Summary of Partnership:
PS 202K partnered with NTN at the start of the 2015-2016 school year. The big shift was the change in pedagogical practices and focus on content. The training and coaching provided by NTN focused on developing a deeper understanding of the content, as well as demonstrated the types of strategies that would foster that understanding for students in algebra.

Coaching took place an average of two (2) days per month each year


PS 213 - New Lots

Brooklyn - District 19


Below is the percent of change from the 2015-2016 to the 2016-2017 math exam:


  Spring 2016 Spring 2017 Percent of Change
Percent of Level 3 and 4's
Average Percent of Grades 3, 4, and 5 6% 14% 133%
Percent of Level 1's
Average Percent of Grades 3, 4, and 5 67% 53% -21%
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Of particular interest:
  • PS 213K yielded a 133% increase in students that scored a level 3 or 4; compared to the city average increase of 5%
  • PS 213K yielded a 21% decrease in students that scored a level 1, compared to the city average decrease of 3%

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Summary of Partnership:
PS 213K partnered with NTN in January 2017. The big shift was the change in pedagogical practices and focus on content. The training and coaching provided by NTN focused on developing a deeper understanding of the content, as well as demonstrated the types of strategies that would foster that understanding for students in algebra.

Coaching took place an average of 1-2 days per month


325 – The Fresh Creek School

Brooklyn - District 19


Below is the percent of change from the 2015-2016 to the 2016-2017 math exam:


  Spring 2016 Spring 2017 Percent of Change
Percent of Level 3 and 4's
Average Percent of Grades 3, 4, and 5 15% 30% 100%
Percent of Level 1's
Average Percent of Grades 3, 4, and 5 43% 41% -5%
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Of particular interest:
  • PS 325K yielded a 100% increase in students that scored a level 3 or 4; compared to the city average increase of 5%
  • PS 325K yielded a 5% decrease in students that scored a level 1, compared to the city average decrease of 3%

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Summary of Partnership:
PS 325K partnered with NTN at the start of the 2015-2016 school year. The big shift was the change in pedagogical practices and focus on content through the use of the Key Elements to Mathematics Success (KEMS) concept-based lessons and curriculum support. The training, coaching, and curriculum support provided by NTN focused on developing a deeper understanding of the content, priority standards, as well as demonstrated the types of strategies that would foster that understanding for students in algebra.

Coaching took place an average of two (2) days per month each year


Amber Charter School


Below is the percent of change from the 2015-2016 to the 2016-2017 math exam:


  Spring 2016 Spring 2017 Percent of Change
Percent of Level 3 and 4's
Average Percent of Grades 3, 4, and 5 41% 44% 7%
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Summary of Partnership:
Amber Charter School partnered with NTN in January 2017. The big shift was the change in pedagogical practices and focus on content. The training and coaching provided by NTN focused on developing a deeper understanding of the content, as well as demonstrated the types of strategies that would foster that understanding for students in algebra.

Coaching took place an average of three (3) days per month each year


Our World Neighborhood Charter School


Below is the percent of change from the 2015-2016 to the 2016-2017 math exam:


  Spring 2016 Spring 2017 Percent of Change
Percent of Level 3 and 4's
Average Percent of Grades 3, 4, and 5 47% 50% 6%
Percent of Level 1's
Average Percent of Grades 3, 4, and 5 19% 17% -11%
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Summary of Partnership:
O.W.N Charter School partnered with NTN at the start of the 2014-2015 school year. The big shift was the change in pedagogical practices and focus on content. The training and coaching provided by NTN focused on developing a deeper understanding of the content, as well as demonstrated the types of strategies that would foster that understanding for students in algebra.

Coaching took place an average of two (2) days per month each year


Baltimore

West Port Academy

Baltimore City


The below table illustrates the percent of students partially met and above and the percent of change from the 2015-2016 to the 2016-2017 on the PARCC exam.


  15-16 SY 16-17 SY Percent of Change
Grade 3 65.6% 87.1% 33%
Grade 4 32% 64.5% 101%
Grade 5 38.7% 53.8% 39%
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Summary of Partnership:
Westport Academy began working with NTN in October 2015. The big shift was the change in pedagogical practices and focus on content through the use of the Key Elements to Mathematics Success (KEMS) concept-based lessons and curriculum support. The training, coaching, and curriculum support provided by NTN focused on developing a deeper understanding of the content, priority standards, as well as demonstrated the types of strategies that would foster that understanding for students in algebra.

Coaching took place an average of two (2) days per month each year


Georgia

Liberty Point Elementary School


Below are the results of the Georgia Milestones testing from Spring 2018.


  Spring 2017 Spring 2018 Percent of Change
Percent of Students – Passing with a Level 2 or Better
Grade 3 74% 80% 8%
Grade 4 79% 85% 8%
Grade 5 65% 72% 11%
Percent of Students – Passing with a Level 3 or Better
Grade 3 34% 46% 26%
Grade 4 36% 40% 11%
Grade 5 26% 22% -15%
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Summary of Partnership:
Liberty Point Elementary School partnered with National Training Network at the start of the 2017-2018 school year. There was a focus on problem solving using SOLVE, fact fluency and using multiple representations to teach mathematical concepts. The teachers were trained prior to the start of the school year on how to use SOLVE. The NTN Coach provided support in the form of lab sites for the first 4 visits. In the lab sites, the NTN Coach modeled how to use concrete and pictorial representations to build students’ conceptual understanding of what was happening mathematically before introducing students to the abstract representation. Following the lab sites, the teachers were charged with teaching their lessons following the same format.

Coaching took place an average of two (2) days per month beginning in September.


Middle

New York

MS 308 - Bronx Dance Academy School

Bronx – District 10


Below is the percent of change from the 2015-2016 to the 2016-2017 math exam:


  Spring 2016 Spring 2017 Percent of Change
Percent of Level 3 and 4's
6th Grade 15% 25% +67%
7th Grade 14% 20% +43%
8th Grade 2% 35% +165%
Average Percent of Grades 6, 7, and 8 10% 27% +170%
Percent of Level 1's
6th Grade 32% 35% +9%
7th Grade 50% 38% -24%
8th Grade 47% 28% -40%
Average Percent of Grades 6, 7, and 8 43% 34% -18%
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Of particular interest:
  • MS 308X yielded a 170% increase in students that scored a level 3 or 4; compared to the city average increase of 0%
  • MS 308X yielded a 18% decrease in students that scored a level 1, compared to the city average increase of 5%

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Summary of Partnership:
MS 308X partnered with NTN in November 2016. The big shift was the change in pedagogical practices and focus on content through the use of the Key Elements to Mathematics Success (KEMS) concept-based lessons and curriculum support. The training, coaching, and curriculum support provided by NTN focused on developing a deeper understanding of the content and priority standards.

Coaching took place an average of four (4) days per month


MS 101- Edward R Byrne School

Bronx – District 8


Below is the percent of change from the 2015-2016 to the 2016-2017 math exam:


  Spring 2016 Spring 2017 Percent of Change
Percent of Level 3 and 4's
Average Percent of Grades 6, 7, and 8 35% 38% 9%
Percent of Level 1's
Average Percent of Grades 6, 7, and 8 35% 27% -23%
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Of particular interest:
  • MS 101X yielded a 9% increase in students that scored a level 3 or 4; compared to the city average increase of 0%
  • MS 101X yielded a 23% decrease in students that scored a level 1, compared to the city average decrease of 5%

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Summary of Partnership:
MS 101X partnered with NTN at the start of the 2015-2016 school year. The big shift was the change in pedagogical practices and focus on content. The training and coaching provided by NTN focused on developing a deeper understanding of the content, as well as demonstrated the types of strategies that would foster that understanding for students in algebra.

Coaching took place an average of one (1) day per month each year


JHS 123- James M Kiernan

Bronx – District 8


Below is the percent of change from the 2015-2016 to the 2016-2017 math exam:


  Spring 2016 Spring 2017 Percent of Change
Percent of Level 3 and 4's
Average Percent of Grades 6, 7, and 8 7% 13% 86%
Percent of Level 1's
Average Percent of Grades 6, 7, and 8 67% 55% -18%
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Of particular interest:
  • JHS 123X yielded a 86% increase in students that scored a level 3 or 4; compared to the city average increase of 0%
  • JHS 123X yielded a 18% decrease in students that scored a level 1, compared to the city average decrease of 5%

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Summary of Partnership:
JHS 123X partnered with NTN at the start of the 2016-2017 school year. The big shift was the change in pedagogical practices and focus on content through the use of the Key Elements to Mathematics Success (KEMS) concept-based lessons and curriculum support. The training, coaching, and curriculum support provided by NTN focused on developing a deeper understanding of the content, priority standards, as well as demonstrated the types of strategies that would foster that understanding for students in algebra.

Coaching took place an average of two (2) days per month each year


JHS 125 – Henry Hudson

Bronx – District 8


Below is the percent of change from the 2015-2016 to the 2016-2017 math exam:


  Spring 2016 Spring 2017 Percent of Change
Percent of Level 3 and 4's
Average Percent of Grades 6, 7, and 8 11% 19% 72%
Percent of Level 1's
Average Percent of Grades 6, 7, and 8 59% 56% -5%
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Of particular interest:
  • JHS 125X yielded a 72% increase in students that scored a level 3 or 4; compared to the city average increase of 0%
  • JHS 125X yielded a 5% decrease in students that scored a level 1, compared to the city average decrease of 5%

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Summary of Partnership:
JHS 125 partnered with NTN at the start of the 2015-2016 school year. The big shift was the change in pedagogical practices and focus on content. The training and coaching provided by NTN focused on developing a deeper understanding of the content, as well as demonstrated the types of strategies that would foster that understanding for students in algebra.

Coaching took place an average of two (2) days per month in year one and one (1) day per month in year two


JHS 131 – Albert Einstein

Bronx – District 8


Below is the percent of change from the 2015-2016 to the 2016-2017 math exam:


  Spring 2016 Spring 2017 Percent of Change
Percent of Level 3 and 4's
Average Percent of Grades 6, 7, and 8 4% 11% 175%
Percent of Level 1's
Average Percent of Grades 6, 7, and 8 67% 58% -13%
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Of particular interest:
  • JHS 131X yielded a 175% increase in students that scored a level 3 or 4; compared to the city average increase of 0%
  • JHS 131X yielded a 13% decrease in students that scored a level 1, compared to the city average decrease of 5%

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Summary of Partnership:
JHS 131X partnered with NTN at the start of the 2016-2017 school year. The big shift was the change in pedagogical practices and focus on content through the use of the Key Elements to Mathematics Success (KEMS) concept-based lessons and curriculum support. The training, coaching, and curriculum support provided by NTN focused on developing a deeper understanding of the content, priority standards, as well as demonstrated the types of strategies that would foster that understanding for students in algebra.

Coaching took place an average of two (2) days per month each year


MS 448 - Soundview Academy for Culture

Bronx – District 8


Below is the percent of change from the 2015-2016 to the 2016-2017 math exam:


  Spring 2016 Spring 2017 Percent of Change
Percent of Level 3 and 4's
Average Percent of Grades 6, 7, and 8 12% 22% 83%
Percent of Level 1's
Average Percent of Grades 6, 7, and 8 52% 44% -15%
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Of particular interest:
  • MS 448X yielded a 83% increase in students that scored a level 3 or 4; compared to the city average increase of 0%
  • MS 448X yielded a 15% decrease in students that scored a level 1, compared to the city average decrease of 5%

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Summary of Partnership:
MS 448X partnered with NTN at the start of the 2015-2017 school year. The big shift was the change in pedagogical practices and focus on content through the use of the Key Elements to Mathematics Success (KEMS) concept-based lessons and curriculum support. The training, coaching, and curriculum support provided by NTN focused on developing a deeper understanding of the content, priority standards, as well as demonstrated the types of strategies that would foster that understanding for students in algebra.

Coaching took place an average of two (2) days per month each year


MS 467 - Mott Hall Community School

Bronx – District 8


Below is the percent of change from the 2015-2016 to the 2016-2017 math exam:


  Spring 2016 Spring 2017 Percent of Change
Percent of Level 3 and 4's
Average Percent of Grades 6, 7, and 8 5% 12% 140%
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Of particular interest:
  • MS 467X yielded a 140% increase in students that scored a level 3 or 4; compared to the city average increase of 0%

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Summary of Partnership:
MS 467X partnered with NTN at the start of the 2016-2017 school year. The big shift was the change in pedagogical practices and focus on content through the use of the Key Elements to Mathematics Success (KEMS) concept-based lessons and curriculum support. The training, coaching, and curriculum support provided by NTN focused on developing a deeper understanding of the content, priority standards, as well as demonstrated the types of strategies that would foster that understanding for students in algebra.

Coaching took place an average of two (2) days per month each year


Our World Neighborhood Charter School


Below is the percent of change from the 2015-2016 to the 2016-2017 math exam:


  Spring 2016 Spring 2017 Percent of Change
Percent of Level 3 and 4's
Average Percent of Grades 6, 7, and 8 47% 50% 6%
Percent of Level 1's
Average Percent of Grades 6, 7, and 8 19% 17% -11%
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Summary of Partnership:
O.W.N Charter School partnered with NTN at the start of the 2014-2015 school year. The big shift was the change in pedagogical practices and focus on content. The training and coaching provided by NTN focused on developing a deeper understanding of the content, as well as demonstrated the types of strategies that would foster that understanding for students in algebra.

Coaching took place an average of two (2) days per month each year


Baltimore

West Port Academy

Baltimore City


The below table illustrates the percent of students partially met and above and the percent of change from the 2015-2016 to the 2016-2017 on the PARCC exam.


  15-16 SY 16-17 SY Percent of Change
Grade 6 29% 71.9% 148%
Grade 7 41.2% 50% 21%
Grade 8 40.7% 28.6% -30%
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Summary of Partnership:
Westport Academy began working with NTN in October 2015. The big shift was the change in pedagogical practices and focus on content through the use of the Key Elements to Mathematics Success (KEMS) concept-based lessons and curriculum support. The training, coaching, and curriculum support provided by NTN focused on developing a deeper understanding of the content, priority standards, as well as demonstrated the types of strategies that would foster that understanding for students in algebra.

Coaching took place an average of two (2) days per month each year



High School

New York

HS 557 - Mott Haven Community High School

Bronx – District 7


Below is the percent of students passing and the percent of change from the 2015- 2016 to the 2016-2017 Algebra 1 Common Core Regents exams:


  15-16 SY 16-17 SY Percent of Change
Algebra 1 Common Core Regents Exam 16% 17% 81%
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Of particular interest:
  • Mott Haven Community High School yielded an 81% increase in students that passed the Regents with a level 3, 4, or 5; compared to the city average increase of 3%

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Summary of Partnership:
Mott Haven Community High School partnered with NTN in November 2016. The big shift was the change in pedagogical practices and focus on content through the use of the Key Elements to Algebra Success (KEAS) concept-based lessons. The training, coaching, and curriculum support provided by NTN focused on developing a deeper understanding of the content, as well as demonstrated the types of strategies that would foster that understanding for students in algebra.

Coaching took place an average of three (3) days per month


HS 433 - High School Teaching and Professions

Bronx – District 10


Below is the percent of students passing and the percent of change from the 2015- 2016 to the 2016-2017 Algebra 1 Common Core Regents exams:


  15-16 SY 16-17 SY Percent of Change
Algebra 1 Common Core Regents Exam 43% 53% 23%
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Of particular interest:
  • High School Teaching and Professions yielded a 23% increase in students that passed the Regents with a level 3, 4, or 5; compared to the city average increase of 3%

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Summary of Partnership:
High School Teaching and Professions partnered with NTN in November 2016. The big shift was the change in pedagogical practices and focus on content through the use of the Key Elements to Algebra Success (KEAS) concept-based lessons. The training, coaching, and curriculum support provided by NTN focused on developing a deeper understanding of the content, as well as demonstrated the types of strategies that would foster that understanding for students in algebra.

Coaching took place an average of three (3) days per month


HS 455 - Harry S Truman

Bronx – District 11


Below is the percent of students passing and the percent of change from the 2015- 2016 to the 2016-2017 Algebra 1 Common Core Regents exams:


  15-16 SY 16-17 SY Percent of Change
Algebra 1 Common Core Regents Exam 47% 62% 32%
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Of particular interest:
  • Harry Truman High School yielded a 32% increase in students that passed the Regents with a level 3, 4, or 5; compared to the city average increase of 3%

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Summary of Partnership:
Harry Truman High School partnered with NTN in November 2016. The big shift was the change in pedagogical practices and focus on content through the use of the Key Elements to Algebra Success (KEAS) concept-based lessons. The training, coaching, and curriculum support provided by NTN focused on developing a deeper understanding of the content, as well as demonstrated the types of strategies that would foster that understanding for students in algebra.

Coaching took place an average of four (4) days per month


HS 550- High School of World Cultures

Bronx – District 12


Below is the percent of students passing and the percent of change from the 2015- 2016 to the 2016-2017 Algebra 1 Common Core Regents exams:


  15-16 SY 16-17 SY Percent of Change
Algebra 1 Common Core Regents Exam 24% 35% 46%
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Of particular interest:
  • High School of World Cultures yielded a 46% increase in students that passed the Regents with a level 3, 4, or 5; compared to the city average increase of 3%

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Summary of Partnership:
High School of World Cultures partnered with NTN in November 2016. The big shift was the change in pedagogical practices and focus on content through the use of the Key Elements to Algebra Success (KEAS) concept-based lessons. The training, coaching, and curriculum support provided by NTN focused on developing a deeper understanding of the content, as well as demonstrated the types of strategies that would foster that understanding for students in algebra.

Coaching took place an average of three (3) days per month


HS 552- Academy of Urban Planning

Brooklyn – District 32


Below is the percent of students passing and the percent of change from the 2015- 2016 to the 2016-2017 Algebra 1 Common Core Regents exams:


  15-16 SY 16-17 SY Percent of Change
Algebra 1 Common Core Regents Exam 33% 43% 30%
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Of particular interest:
  • AUP High School yielded a 30% increase in students that passed the Regents with a level 3, 4, or 5; compared to the city average increase of 3%

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Summary of Partnership:
AUP High School partnered with NTN in November 2016. The big shift was the change in pedagogical practices and focus on content. The training, coaching, and curriculum support provided by NTN focused on developing a deeper understanding of the content, as well as demonstrated the types of strategies that would foster that understanding for students in algebra.

Coaching took place an average of one (1) day per month


New Dawn Charter School


Below is the percent of students passing and the percent of change from the 2015- 2016 to the 2016-2017 Algebra 1 Common Core Regents exams:


  15-16 SY 16-17 SY Percent of Change
Algebra 1 Common Core Regents Exam 24% 58% 59%
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Of particular interest:
  • New Dawn Charter yielded a 30% increase in students that passed the Regents with a level 3, 4, or 5; compared to the city average increase of 3%

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Summary of Partnership:
New Dawn Charter partnered with NTN at the start of the 2015-2016 school year. The big shift was the change in pedagogical practices and focus on content. The training, coaching, and curriculum support provided by NTN focused on developing a deeper understanding of the content, as well as demonstrated the types of strategies that would foster that understanding for students in algebra.

Coaching took place an average of two (2) days per month



Elementary

New York

Dr. Ronald McNair - PS 5K

Brooklyn - District 16


The table below shows the results from the math exam after partnering with NTN for one year. These gains were the highest in the state of NY.


Percent of Students that Scored a Level 3 or 4

2014 - 2015 2015 - 2016 Percent of Change
Percent of Students 8.5% 66% 676%
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PS 5K received an average of two (2) on-site coaching visits from NTN each month throughout the 15-16 school year. Based on principal feedback, all math classrooms implemented SOLVE consistently and increased the use of the concept development model.


Abram Stevens Hewitt - PS 130

Bronx - District 8


Average percent of total possible points for math students at PS 130X compared to NYC.




PS 130X partnered with NTN at the start of the 2015-2016 School Year. They received coaching an average of 2 days per month with an explicit focus on problem solving and developing teacher’s math content and pedagogy in grades 3 through 5.

Of particular interest, trends in the data above demonstrates that PS 130X significantly outperformed the city average in the following areas:

  • Grade 3: Measurement & Data: PS 130X had a 10% gain compared to NYC with a 5% gain.
  • Grade 4: Number and Operations in Base 10: PS 130X had a 15% gain compared to NYC with a 1% loss.
  • Grade 5: Geometry: PS 130X had a 7% gain compared to NYC with a 2% loss.

Samuel Randall - PS 138

Bronx - District 8


Average percent of total possible points for math students at PS 138X compared to NYC.




PS 138X partnered with NTN at the start of the 2015-2016 School Year. They received coaching an average of 2 days per month with an explicit focus on curriculum mapping, problem solving, and developing teacher’s math content and pedagogy grades 3 through 5.

Of particular interest, trends in the data above demonstrates that PS 138X significantly outperformed the city average in the following areas:

  • Grade 3: Measurement & Data: PS 138X had a 10% gain compared to NYC with a 5% gain.
  • Grade 4: Measurement and Data: PS 138X had a 9% gain compared to NYC with a 1% loss.
  • Grade 5: Geometry: PS 138X had a 2% gain compared to NYC with a 2% loss.

Early Childhood - PS 304

Bronx - District 8


Average percent of total possible points for math students at PS 304X compared to NYC.




PS 304X partnered with NTN at the start of the 2015-2016 School Year. They received coaching an average of 2 days per month with an explicit focus on problem solving and developing teacher’s math content and pedagogy.

Of particular interest, trends in the data above demonstrates that PS 304X significantly outperformed the city average in the following areas:

  • Grade 4
    • Geometry PS 304X had a 16% gain compared to NYC with a 2% gain.
    • Measurement and data PS 304X had a 5% gain compared to NYC with a 1% loss.
    • Number and Operations in Base 10 PS 304X had a 4% gain compared to NYC with a 1% loss.
    • Number and Operations- Fractions PS 304X had a 7% gain compared to NYC with a 5% gain.
    • Operations and Algebraic Thinking PS 304X had a 3% gain compared to NYC with a 4% loss.

Chicago

North Chicago - District 187

Academic warning Index - Math

The following table shows the math data from North Chicago District 187 on the state exam after partnering with National Training Network for one year:


Academic warning Index - Math
12 - 1313 - 14Change
State Average101103+2
Neal8894+6
AJK95102+7
Forrestal98114+16
Greenbay9297+5
North8592+7
South8097+17

The results shows the academic growth index for students in mathematics grades 3 through 8 after one year of partnering with NTN. Each school received an average of two (2) onsite coaching visits per month and grade specific training designed to deepen teacher’s content knowledge and pedagogy.

Of particular interest, the state had a 2 point gain, while partnering schools achieved anywhere from a 6 to 16 point increase. Therefore, all schools who partnered with NTN outperformed the state in terms of growth after only one year.


Middle

New York

The Urban Institute of Mathematics - MS 371

Bronx - District 8


Average percent of total possible points for math students at MS 371X compared to NYC.




MS 371 partnered with NTN at the start of the 2015-2016 School Year. They received coaching an average of 1 day per month with an explicit focus on problem solving, and analyzing data to drive plans for instruction.

Of particular interest, trends in the data above demonstrates that MS 371 significantly outperformed the city average in the following areas:

  • Grade 8
    • Expressions and Equations MS 371 had a 6% gain compared to NYC with a 4% loss.
    • Functions MS 371 had a 2% gain compared to NYC with a 1% loss.

Frederick Douglass Academy VIII - MS 452

Brooklyn - District 19


Average percent of total possible points for math students at MS 452X compared to NYC.




MS 452 partnered with NTN at the start of the 2015-2016 School Year. They received coaching an average of 2 days per month with an explicit focus on problem solving, and developing teacher’s math content and pedagogy.

Of particular interest, trends in the data above demonstrates that MS 452 significantly outperformed the city average in the following areas:

  • Grade 8
    • Geometry MS 452 had a 19% gain compared to NYC with a 6% loss.
    • Expressions and Equations MS 452 had a 19% gain compared to NYC with a 4% loss.
    • Functions MS 452 had a 24% gain compared to NYC with a 1% loss.
    • Statistics and Probability MS 452 had a 12% gain compared to NYC with a 10% loss.

Chicago

North Chicago - District 187

Academic warning Index - Math

The following table shows the math data from North Chicago District 187 on the state exam after partnering with National Training Network for one year:


Academic warning Index - Math
12 - 1313 - 14Change
State Average101103+2
Neal8894+6
AJK95102+7
Forrestal98114+16
Greenbay9297+5
North8592+7
South8097+17

The results shows the academic growth index for students in mathematics grades 3 through 8 after one year of partnering with NTN. Each school received an average of two (2) onsite coaching visits per month and grade specific training designed to deepen teacher’s content knowledge and pedagogy.

Of particular interest, the state had a 2 point gain, while partnering schools achieved anywhere from a 6 to 16 point increase. Therefore, all schools who partnered with NTN outperformed the state in terms of growth after only one year.


High School

New York

Academy of Urban Planning

Brooklyn - District 32


Below are the results on the 2016 Algebra I Regents at Academy of Urban Planning High School.


June 2015 June 2016 Percent of Change
Overall Percent Passing: Algebra I Common Core Regents 26% 38% 46%

AUP partnered with NTN’s in late spring of 2014-2015 and then at continued throughout 2015-2016 school year. The big shift was the change in pedagogical practices and focus on content. The training and coaching provided NTN focused on developing a deeper understanding of the content, as well as demonstrated the types of strategies that would foster that understanding for students in all math classes.

Coaching took place an average of two (2) days per month


It Takes a Village High School

Brooklyn – District 18


Below are the results on the January 2016 and January 2017 Algebra Regents at It Takes a Village High School:


January 2016 January 2017
Overall Percent Passing Algebra Common Core Regents: Passing 30% 80%
Percent of Change 167%
Overall Percent Passing Algebra Common Core Regents : College and Career Ready 3% 25%
Percent of Change 733%

It Takes a Village partnered with NTN in October 2015 and then continued throughout 2016-2017 school year. The big shift was the change in pedagogical practices and focus on content. The training and coaching provided NTN focused on developing a deeper understanding of the content, as well as demonstrated the types of strategies that would foster that understanding for students in algebra and geometry.

Coaching took place an average of two (2) days per month


Robert H Goddard High School

Queens – District 27


Below are the results on the 2014- 2016 CCSS Algebra Regents at Goddard High School:


June 2014 June 2015 June 2016 Percent of Change 2014 - 2016
Percent Passing: General Education Students 35% 78% 80% 129%

June 2015 - Breakdown

  • 86% Passing 55+ (IEP CR)
  • 78% Passing 65+
  • 49% Passing 70+ (CUNY college readiness)
  • 100% Passing ESL
  • 120 Total Tested

Goddard HS used NTN’s KEAS lessons in conjunction with items, lessons, tasks, and activities pulled from engage and other online sources. The big shift at Goddard was the change in pedagogical practices and focus on content. The training and coaching provided NTN focused on developing a deeper understanding of the content, as well as demonstrated the types of strategies that would foster that understanding for students.

Coaching took place an average of two (2) days per month in year one (2014-2015) and one (1) day per month in year two (2015-2016).


John Dewey High School

Brooklyn – District 21


Below are the results on the 2016 Algebra Regents at John Dewey High School:


June 2015 June 2016 Percent of Change
Overall Percent Passing: Algebra Common Core Regents 42% 56% 29%
Overall Percent Passing: Geometry Common Core Regents 24% 32% 33%

John Dewey partnered with NTN’s in late spring of 2014-2015 and then at continued throughout 2015-2016 school year. The big shift was the change in pedagogical practices and focus on content. The training and coaching provided NTN focused on developing a deeper understanding of the content, as well as demonstrated the types of strategies that would foster that understanding for students in algebra and geometry.

Coaching took place an average of four (4) days per month


Science Skills High School

Brooklyn – District 13


Below are the results on the 2016 Algebra Regents at Science Skills High School for the 134 students tested:


June 2015 June 2016 Percent of Change
Overall Percent Passing: Algebra Common Core Regents 22.86% 51.3% 124%
Overall Percent Passing: Integrated Regents 31.03% 87.5% 191%

Science Skills HS partnered with NTN’s at the start of the 2015-2016 school year. The big shift was the change in pedagogical practices and focus on content. The training and coaching provided NTN focused on developing a deeper understanding of the content, as well as demonstrated the types of strategies that would foster that understanding for students in algebra.

Coaching took place an average of two (2) days per month


Harry Truman High School

Bronx – District 11


Below are the results on the 2016 CCSS Algebra Regents at Truman High School for the 529 students tested:


June 2015 June 2016 Percent of Change
Percent Passing - Overall: 20% 55% 175%
Percent Passing - General Education: 24% 72% 200%
Percent Passing - ESL: 17.5% 56% 220%

Truman HS used NTN’s KEAS lessons in conjunction with items, lessons, tasks, and activities pulled from engage and other online sources. The big shift at Truman HS was the change in pedagogical practices and focus on content. The training and coaching provided NTN focused on developing a deeper understanding of the content, as well as demonstrated the types of strategies that would foster that understanding for students.

Coaching took place an average of one (1) day per month