Impact and Improvement Networks

Building on lessons learned from across the country with the goal of supporting and accelerating progress, we are launching Impact and Improvement Networks that focus on our collective community level outcomes. Over the course of 15 months, the Impact and Improvement Networks will offer practitioners the opportunity to strengthen and improve outcomes through the use of results based leadership techniques, disaggregated data, continuous improvement training, coaching and peer-to-peer learning.

Applications are due Friday January 6, 2017 and notification of acceptance will be given on January 19, 2017. Orientation for accepted partnerships will be February 6, 2017 (time and location TBD). 
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Literacy Lessons Learned


In Spring 2016, ImpactTulsa conducted a set of school visits and staff interviews in schools that were both high-performing and lowperforming in relationship to the number of economically disadvantaged students they served and other demographics. The aim was to determine the differentiation of practices between the two sets of schools

Community Impact Reports

Each year, ImpactTulsa releases a report exploring what the data says on critical milestone outcomes along the education pipeline and why they matter. See our most recent reports below, and stay tuned for our next report to be release in January 2017.

2016 Community Impact Report


2015 Community Impact Report

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2014 Community Impact Report

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Literacy Bright Spot Report

ImpactTulsa has identified third grade reading as one of six key outcomes to measure the status and progress of education in the region. This brief summarizes interviews with teachers and administrators in schools whose students – across family income levels – exhibit exceptional reading scores.


Literacy Bright Spots

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Pre-K Tulsa

Ensuring children are ready to learn when they enroll in kindergarten is key to preventing adverse outcomes – poverty, poor health, crime – throughout their lifetimes. Furthermore, students attending quality pre-K programs are 33% less likely to repeat a grade through 8th grade compared to students not enrolled in Pre-K. Below are several materials you can use in your district for Pre-K enrollment campaigns.



For customized flyers for your school or district, email



For customized postcards for your school and district, email


Almost one-in-five young Tulsans enter adulthood without a high school diploma and only 53% of area graduates complete the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA). Help us reach the graduating seniors in your life with the marketing materials below.


In January 2016, ImpactTulsa hosted the GradNation summit to discuss  strategies from around the country aimed at increasing high school graduation rates and postsecondary entry. Materials from the event are provided below.