Making The Grade: Assessing the Evidence for Integrated Student Supports

Publication number: 2014-07

Author(s): Kristin Anderson Moore; Selma Caal; Rachel Carney; Laura Lippman; Weilin Li; Katherine Muenks; David Murphey; Dan Princiotta; Alysha Ramirez; Angela Rojas; Renee Ryberg; Hannah Schmitz; Brandon Stratford; Mary Terzian

Publication date: Feb 2014

Doc type: Report

Integrated student supports (ISS), sometimes referred to as integrated student services, represents an emerging field of practice that aims to address persistent disparities in educational achievement and attainment. ISS is a schoolbased approach to promoting students’ academic achievement and educational attainment by coordinating a seamless system of wraparound supports for the child, the family, and schools, to target student’s academic and non-academic barriers to learning. Programs that fall under an ISS umbrella have arisen in communities around the country.

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