- More Than 300 Christian School Leaders Converge on Dallas for First-Ever ACSI Flourishing Schools Institute June 15, 2021
- Purposeful Design Publications Releases New Dr. Alan Pue Book Highlighting the Importance of Christian Schooling and Discipling the Next Generation April 5, 2021
- ACSI Partners with UnifiEd to Offer Christian Schools Resources on Cultural Intelligence March 24, 2021
- ACSI Announces Appointment of New Director of Research March 8, 2021
Blog May 9, 2022: Expected Student Outcomes: A Help, or Just Hype?
In the last five to ten years, there has been an increased emphasis on establishing expected student outcomes (ESOs) and using them throughout the school. Accreditation protocols at all levels require these student learning outcomes and colleges have used these as the basis for program and institutional effectiveness measures. Is this just a case of adopting some educational jargon, or is there an actual benefit behind this increased emphasis? In other words, are ESOs a help to schools in fulfilling their missions, or are they more educational hype?