Naturally, I haven't read the whole tome but here's part of their page 5;
- Changing an entire system takes time.
- Over the last 2 ½ years, we have built a foundation for the work.
Also, on page 6 they list this:
- We know from national experience that deliberate long term plans to improve student learning take time to show results.
- Districts who are successfully doing the work include Boston, Long Beach, Denver, Gwinnett County, GA, and Garden Grove, CA
Also a lengthy explanation of the SE Initiative which, apparently, is still on-going.
"SE Education Initiative laid the groundwork for the larger school improvement framework."
Again, I had no idea this was true.
So I'm off to see the Wizard (or whoever is behind the green curtain).
"Someday all this will be yours."
"What? _____________ (fill in the blank; bonus points for the movie).