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Author(s):Institute of Education Sciences
Title:Turning around chronically low-performing schools
Organization:Institute of Education Sciences
Short Description:The goal of this practice guide is to formulate specific and coherent evidence-based recommendations for use by educators aiming to quickly and dramatically improve student achievement in low-performing schools.
Annotation:The goal of this practice guide is to formulate specific and coherent evidence-based recommendations for use by educators aiming to quickly and dramatically improve student achievement in low-performing schools. Although schoolwide reform models exist, most assume a slow and steady approach to school reform. They do not seek to achieve the kind of quick school turnaround examined in this practice guide. That is not to say that schools using a packaged schoolwide reform model could not experience dramatic and quick results. Often the differentiating factors are the intensity of the turnaround practices and the speed of putting them in place.
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Associated Keywords:
Achievement Gap
Elementary School
Evidence-based Interventions/Best Practices
High School
Institutional Improvement
Low-Income Students
Middle School
Preparation/College Readiness
School Reform
Teaching/Teacher Quality

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