TITLE

From "At-Risk" to "At-Promise": A Three-Year Journey

AUTHOR(S)
Coleman, J. Harrison
PUB. DATE
September 2004
SOURCE
Principal;Sep/Oct2004, Vol. 84 Issue 1, p30
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Focuses on the initiatives that have changed the culture and perception of the Emily Spong Elementary School in the U.S. Use of military-style structure; Restoration of law and order; Documenting time-on-task; Building of a winning team. INSET: WEB RESOURCES.
ACCESSION #
14054384

 

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