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Education  |  Effective Leadership

New Leaders for New Schools

New Leaders for New Schools in Chicago operates with a mission to ensure academic achievement for every student by training current school staff to become motivated and strong leaders of urban schools. Nationally, the organization has trained over 640 New Leaders in 12 urban centers. New Leaders serve in all levels of schooling, from elementary to high school. Two-thirds of K-8 CPS schools that are led by a New Leader for three or more years have outperformed the district over the course of that tenure, making greater gains on average in reading and math combined. At least 70% of New Leaders who completed training are placed as principals or assistant principals by the beginning of the next school year; and 95% have held school leadership positions.