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Author(s):Calkins, A., Guenther, W., Belfiore, G., and Lash, D
Title:The turnaround challenge: Why America's best opportunity to dramatically improve student achievement lies in our worst-performing schools
Organization:Mass Insight Education and Research Institute
Short Description:This report examines the widespread failure of efforts to improve the nation's lowest performing schools, and offers detailed recommendations to "turn around" low-performing schools.
Annotation:This report examines the widespread failure of efforts to improve the nation's lowest performing schools, and offers detailed recommendations to "turn around" low-performing schools. These recommendations emphasize the need for a fundamental re-thinking of the systems supporting low-performing schools, and of the way the change process is managed.
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Associated Keywords:
Achievement Gap
Elementary School
High School
Low-Income Students
Middle School
National Perspectives
School Reform

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