In 2014, the Princeton Public School District in Minnesota partnered with Learning Sciences International on a district-wide Demonstration Schools for Rigor initiative. The goal was to transform and align the school system with professional development, leadership coaching, and essential instructional strategies to provide all students with rigorous, standards-driven instruction. 

Download this white paper for details and data that came out of the first year of implementation—and see how Princeton’s journey can serve as a model for district transformations nationwide.

In Search of Rigor: How one Minnesota school district is addressing a district-wide challenge