There are lots of ways schools improve. Boards plan strategically, heads and administrative teams examine and change practices, and faculty experiment and innovate. But for schools like Taft, there's another critical way:
the New England Association of Schools and Colleges (NEASC) Accreditation Process
. It's a really rigorous methodology that ensures accredited schools regularly reflect, plan, and innovate; and it's this process Taft just finished.