Highlights Casey's multi-year investment in an Atlanta school district, and examines contributing factors to improvements at one middle school in particular. Includes summaries of Casey's support for district improvement in Oakland and Philadelphia.
Successful Strategy: Despite relatively small investments, school performance can be altered with strategic partnerships and the right leadership.
Observation: Recommendations exemplified include: targeting support for school improvement to schools that are in the same feeder pattern and hiring a high-performing liaison to work on the ground with the principal.
Closing the Achievement Gap: Creating Quality Choices: District Schools
Annie E. Casey Foundation
North America / United States (Southern) / Georgia,North America / United States (Southern) / Georgia / Fulton County / Atlanta,North America / United States (Western) / California,North America / United States (Western) / California / Alameda County / Oakland,North America / United States (Northeastern) / Pennsylvania / Philadelphia County / Philadelphia,North America / United States (Northeastern) / Pennsylvania
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