Our mission is to ensure high academic achievement for all children, especially students in poverty and students of color, by developing transformational school leaders and advancing the policies and practices that allow great leaders to succeed.
The RAND Corporation recently cited New Leaders as the principal preparation program with the strongest evidence of positive impact
of Emerging Leaders delivered achievement gains across classrooms they supervised, with results realized during the training year
of New Leaders alumni are people of color, well above the national average of just 20% for principals and teachers
of New Leader principals remain in their districts for more than three years, compared with just 50% nationally
Mathematica found Oakland students in New Leader schools outgained peers by 4 months in math and 1.5 months in reading
leaders and approximately 7 million students have benefited from our research and policy partnerships with districts and states