Charlotte-Mecklenburg, NC

Student Learning Objectives (SLOs)


CTAC provided technical counsel and evaluation services to the Charlotte-Mecklenburg Schools to develop, implement, and study the impact of Student Learning Objectives (SLOs) as part of a performance-based system. CTAC’s evaluation demonstrates that high-quality SLOs contribute to improving teaching and bolstering student growth.


  • Findings show statistically significant multi-year improvements in growth rates for students of teachers with SLOs compared to those in peer schools without SLOs: 12% greater growth on average in math, 13% greater growth on average in reading