Case Study: Merced Union High School District

Through its work with Inflexion, MUHSD is seeing strong results in student outcomes and in closing the opportunity gap for underserved students. California School Dashboard data show College/Career Indicator scores for African American, Hispanic, English Learners, students with disabilities, students who are homeless, and students who are socioeconomically disadvantaged are 16 to 29 points higher than the state average.

California MTSS | Supporting School Leaders as They Implement California’s Multi-tiered System of Support Framework

In partnership with the Orange County Department of Education, Inflexion is currently consulting with school leadership teams throughout California as they implement and scale up California’s Multi-tiered System of Support (MTSS) framework. This framework “aligns academic, behavioral, and social-emotional learning in a fully integrated system of support for the benefit of all students. MTSS offers the potential to create needed systemic change through intentional design and redesign of services and supports to quickly identify and match to the needs of all students.”

Pivot Learning Partners

EPIC is collaborated with Pivot Learning Partners to examine existing resources and develop new resources that support Common Core State Standard implementation in several Pivot district networks and ensure integration with the Hewlett Foundation’s Deeper Learning skills. These skills go beyond those required to master academic content knowledge, and include critical thinking and problem solving,…

College & Career Readiness Task Bank

College & Career Readiness Task Bank Inflexion (formerly EPIC) created a set of performance tasks based on the results of a two-year study of over 2,000 college and university syllabi, assignments, and assessments. Funded by the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation, the goal of this study was to establish an empirical understanding of the expectations…

Merced Union High School District | Making Learning Relevant for all Students Through CTE

Merced Union High School District CTE Course Alignment Project“The vison for our district is to make learning relevant for all of our students. CTE does that.” Constantino Aguilar, MUHSD Assistant Superintendent From February 2016 through July 2017, Inflexion (formerly EPIC) partnered with Merced Union High School District (MUHSD) to support the districtwide development of robust…

Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation

    In 2012, EPIC was awarded a multi-year grant from the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation for the College and Career Readiness Task Bank: Alternative Pathways for Demonstrating Proficiency project. The project seeks to achieve four major aims: Contribute to an empirical understanding of college and career readiness through an analysis of entry-level coursework.…

Springfield City School District/Straight A Consortium (Ohio)

CareerConnectED Center Ohio’s Springfield City School District has been using CampusReady school diagnostic tool since 2011. In 2014 the district, in a coalition with three other school districts, won a Straight A grant to create the Greater Springfield CareerConnectED Center, which will collaborate with industry, workforce agencies, higher education, and leading educational consultants to improve…