Published Online: October 13, 2009
Published in Print: October 14, 2009, as Turning Around Schools

Report Roundup

"Turning Around Schools"

"Breaking the Habit of Low Performance"

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The stories of five low-performing schools that were successfully turned around are told in this reportRequires Adobe Acrobat Reader from Public Impact, a research and consulting group based in Chapel Hill, N.C.

The schools are: Box Elder 7-8 School in Box Elder, Mont.; Cobb Elementary in Anniston, Ala.; Holabird Academy in Baltimore; MacArthur Middle School in Berkeley, Ill.; and Westwood High School in Memphis, Tenn.

The report is among a series of studies released by the research group this month on transforming persistently failing schools.

Vol. 29, Issue 07, Page 5

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