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Wh We Are:The GerGe W. Bsh InsTITTe
The George W. Bush Institute is an action-oriented organization, ocused on results-based solutions or improving the human condition through education reorm, humanreedom, global health, and economic growth. Across all areas o engagement, theBush Institute works to empower women through its Women’s Initiative. And the Military Service Initiative helps military support organizations achieve their goals and honor thesacrifce members o the military and their amilies make.The Bush Institute’s Education Reorm eort works to improve public education by ocusing on accountability, middle school transormation, and school leadership.Advancing Accountability, the oundation o our work, reviews state accountability systems to understand how these systems promote student learning and schoolimprovement, and the Global Report Card provides parents with inormation that allowsthem to compare their school district with schools across the world. Middle SchoolMatters, relying on research-based practices in data, early warning systems, instruction,and student supports, ocuses on the middle grades so that students get to high schoolready to graduate.The Alliance to Reorm Education Leadership is working to redefne the role o and empower America’s school leaders. AREL convenes results-oriented principalpreparation programs to learn rom each other and share eective practices, spotlightsnecessary district and state conditions, and inspires key stakeholders to ocus onschool leadership as a critical lever to improving students’ educations. AREL believesthat or our students to be prepared to compete in an increasingly global economy,principals must become leaders who create cultures o achievement throughout theirbuildings and develop highly eective teaching orces. All o AREL’s eorts are guided by the common goal o improving student achievement across the nation.