How Alliance College-Ready Middle Academy 12 saves faculty time while aligning the entire school community to support positive decision-making

Alliance College-Ready Middle Academy 12 is part of a network of independent public charter schools that provide world-class educational services to address the unique needs of each individual student. The school is located in the South Park neighborhood of South Los Angeles. The area is primarily home to Latino and African American families, and the school serves nearly 500 students in grades 6, 7, and 8. This case study explores how Alliance College-Ready Middle Academy 12 is supporting positive decision-making among students while saving faculty time. 

Alliance College-Ready Middle Academy 12’s Challenges

  • How do we empower students to use social media and technology in positive and meaningful ways?
  • How do we easily integrate this education into our school day?
  • How do we increase student engagement during SEL lessons?
  • How do we equip faculty with the skills they need to effectively talk to students about this ever-changing topic, without increasing their workload?