Lever 4 Academic Review

  • The curricular materials used in classrooms play a pivotal role in shaping the educational journey of Texas students. The Lever 4 Academic Review is integral to the ESF Diagnostic process. The Academic Review helps schools determine if their students have access to rigorous assignments and high-quality instructional materials. The Lever 4 Academic Review aid campuses in the prioritization of essential actions in the Effective Schools Framework.

  • What are High-Quality Instructional Materials?

    • Ensure full coverage of the Texas Essential Knowledge and Skills (TEKS)
    • Are aligned to evidence-based best practices in the relevant content area 
    • Support all learners, including students with disabilities, English Learners, and students identified as gifted and talented 
    • Enables frequent progress monitoring through embedded and aligned assessments
    • Includes implementation supports for teachers including teacher and student-facing lesson level materials