TITLE

Meeting Tough Challenges

AUTHOR(S)
Stover, Del
PUB. DATE
June 2013
SOURCE
American School Board Journal;Jun2013, Vol. 200 Issue 6, p20
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article examines the efforts of the Southfield Public Schools district in Michigan to improve academic achievement, reduce the achievement gap, and increase the four-year graduation rate. It notes that the district had previously faced challenges related to its growing population of economically disadvantaged and at-risk students. In response, district leadership led by Superintendent Wanda Cook-Robinson partnered with accreditation and school-improvement organization AdvancED created a new strategic plan.
ACCESSION #
87634630

 

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