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    Massachusetts Fiscal Mapping Tool

    November 2019

    Developed by the Children’s Funding Project in partnership with the Education Redesign Lab, the Massachusetts Fiscal Mapping Tool is intended to help communities search for and build a customized fiscal map of existing and potential sources of federal and state funding to support local programs and services for children and youth in Massachusetts.... Read more about Massachusetts Fiscal Mapping Tool

    Unity Point School: Strong Beginnings: Individual Student Success Plans for ALL

    This resource is a sample Individual Student Success Planning Sheet for Parents and Caregivers that was authored by the Unity Point School District in Illinois. It consists of 24 questions designed to assist navigators in getting to know a student's unique assets, talents, and needs. Additionally, the questionnaire will help create the best possible experience for the child.... Read more about Unity Point School: Strong Beginnings: Individual Student Success Plans for ALL

    Choosing a Data Platform for Individualized Success Planning: A Guide for School and Community Leaders

    Success Planning Data Platform GuideOctober 2020

    In this guide, we focus on the role of data platforms in supporting Success Planning, identifying key considerations for choosing a platform and showcasing examples. We feature members of the Education Redesign Lab’s By All Means network, including Salesforce in Oakland, Unite Us in Louisville, and an online portal integrated with Google Classroom in southern Illinois.... Read more about Choosing a Data Platform for Individualized Success Planning: A Guide for School and Community Leaders

    Metro Nashville Public Schools Navigator Handbook 2020-2021

    Handbook ThumbnailFall 2020

    This handbook, created by the Metro Nashville Public Schools in Tennessee, provides guidance on the Navigator role and key responsibilities. It also contains sample scripts and other helpful resources, including translation services, crisis intervention services, and basic needs, among others.

    Getting Kids Back on Track: Supporting Students During the Covid-19 Crisis Through Individualized Success Planning

    Getting Kids Back on TrackJune 2020

    In this overview, we describe how Success Planning can help kids get back on track when schools reopen. The crisis in schooling during the pandemic has made clear that a one-size-fits-all approach to education won’t work for getting kids back on track when schools reopen.... Read more about Getting Kids Back on Track: Supporting Students During the Covid-19 Crisis Through Individualized Success Planning

    SPS Universal Family Engagement 2020-2021: Family Point Person Outreach and Logistics

    Salem Public SchoolsThe Salem, Massachusetts school district has embraced a comprehensive and universal approach to family engagement that relies on all teaching staff to utilize the tools available to effectively communicate with families. This approach ensures each family has a point of contact who regularly reaches out to check in and ask if caregivers have what they need to engage in their child’s remote learning experience. The district is calling this role the Family Point Person. These four documents outline and clarify the purpose and process of the Family Point Person calls.

    Ensuring All Eligible Families Receive the Expanded Child Tax Credit

    Child tax credit guideJuly 2021

    The new expanded Child Tax Credit (CTC) is an unprecedented effort by the federal government to reduce poverty and improve the lives of children by providing stabilizing financial support for families. However, two key groups eligible for the credit may face challenges receiving it: those who do not earn enough to file taxes and families with mixed-immigration status.... Read more about Ensuring All Eligible Families Receive the Expanded Child Tax Credit