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The mission of the League is to promote the school as a democratic learning community that is student-centered and focused on improving teaching and learning for all.

The mission is realized by schools implementing democratic learning in classrooms through the use of a three-part school-renewal framework.

The League facilitates member schools’ implementation of democratic learning practices by offering school teams a year-long professional development cycle that consists of a Fall Institute, Winter and Spring workshops, two on-site visits, networking between member schools, principals’ consortium, access to listservs, website, information retrieval system, and unlimited telephone consultations with a League contact person.

Team members support each other and work towards making this work a schoolwide effort by implementing the League's schoolwide plan. Schools staying in the League over time will eventually have a critical mass of teachers and administrators that have participated in this cycle of professional development.