Center for American Progress issues new report
| Feb 07, 2011
The Center for American Progress released a new report last week that identifies steps districts can take to help turn around low-performing schools. Across the country, states and school districts have been focusing on improving the nation’s lowest-performing schools.
“Turning Around The Nation’s Lowest-Performing Schools: Five Steps Districts Can Take to Improve Their Chances of Success,” by Karen Baroody, managing director of Education Resource Strategies, Inc., outlines five steps to lasting improvement: understand what each school needs, quantify what each school gets and how it is used, invest in the most important changes first, customize the strategy to the school, and change the district not just the schools. To learn more and view the full report, read Karen Baroody’s article in the Education Issues section of the Center for American Progress website.