Focus Area

Each fall, as part of the MSAN yearly focus area work cycle, members receive a final report on the previous school year’s focus area. This final report contains the
following elements:

  1. Overview ​of High-Leverage Practices for this focus area
  2. Focus Area Research Briefs​, created in partnership with researchers who are experts in the focus area
  3. Focus Area ​Promising Practices​ from MSAN Districts
  4. Information about current or emerging ​MSAN Research ​in this focus area
  5. Web resources

2018-2019 MSAN Focus Area Final Report: Discipline Disparities

Ending racial disparities in school discipline

2017-2018 MSAN Focus Area Final Report: Advanced Learning

Increasing the number of students of color enrolled and succeeding in advanced learning opportunities