Case Study

Pushing the boundaries

California’s Mountain View Whisman School District partnered with Thoughtexchange to engage more people and come together around school boundary changes.

Challenge: Engage more people on a difficult topic to learn what’s important to everyone. Make informed district boundary changes that receive community support.

Building community trust to prepare for a bond with Thoughtexchange

The Challenge: Build community trust and pass a bond referendum after 10 years and two failures
The Solution: An exchange that let the community easily share and prioritize each other’s thoughts
Results: increased trust and involvement from the community - Passed bond referendum with 67% in favor

Laying The Groundwork

Three communities, two aging school buildings, one conversation. Pentucket partners with Thoughtexchange® to discover common interests and bring people together around a facilities vision.

Case Study: Statesboro High School

See how teachers at Statesboro High School in Georgia increased their students’ geometry proficiency 84 percent using PLC’s, item banks and Illuminate DnA

Boston Public Schools: Improving student learning through formative assessment

Boston Public Schools had a challenge.
With multiple curricula, how could educators assess student learning consistently and accurately across 125 different schools? They needed to measure all students’ progress toward grade-level standards in a fair and equitable way.
How did they solve it?
Boston leaders worked with Measured Progress to design a customized assessment program through the Test Construction Service. The result? They gained rigorous assessments aligned to state standards that support improved learning for more than 50,000 students.

How Linn-Marr Transformed Community Dialogue

Linn-Marr Community School District uses Thoughtexchange to address several challenges faced by a new Superintendent, including a new strategic plan that would reflect the voices of its community.

Linn-Marr Case Study

Clinton Takes Action Against Bullying

The Clinton Community School District tackles a tough conversation about bullying with the use of Thoughtexchange.

How Classlink Helps School Districts

See ClassLink in action at various school districts across the country; learn how ClassLink has impacted all levels of a school district, from Superintendent to student and everything in between.  

Arcadia Connects Parents With Schools

Arcadia USD engages community on a deeper level.

Arcadia Unified in southern California is a destination school district heavily focused on preparing its 10,000 students for Ivy League post secondary opportunities. The District’s parent community is highly motivated and expects to be involved in the decisions that affect their children’s education.

Chula Vista's New Multi-lingual Platform

Multi-lingual platform engages thousands in genuine, two-way dialogue

With nearly 30,000 students in 45 schools, Chula Vista Elementary School District is the largest K-6 district in the state of California. In 2014, the challenges of engaging a community of its size intensified with the introduction of the Local Control Accountability Plan (LCAP). The state-mandated funding plan requires meaningful input from all stakeholder groups.