Conducted by Steven Shaha, PhD, DBA
This 2008 study measures data collected from schools in St. John the Baptist Parish Public Schools in New Orleans Louisiana. With onsite training and guidance from Learning Framework 360, students in the St. John Parish showed dramatic improvement in all grades and in a variety of subjects: namely reading, math, science, and social studies.
Improvements were so dramatic, in fact, that student of in Saint John produced results that significantly exceeded those experienced by the other schools in the state, collectively. By the end of 2008, data shows St. John to have closed the achievement gap in every category for which they began at a disadvantage.
Among its findings, the study concludes the following: