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Strong leadership, parent involvement, mentoring, data-based intervention, and high expectations are known factors in student success, but what do they really look like in practice—and are they as powerful as research says? This book illustrates the specific strategies and critical steps that transformed a school beset with poverty and shockingly low proficiency into a National Showcase School.
Chapter 1: From Not-So-Good to Great
Chapter 2: Leading the Turnaround
Chapter 3: Parent Engagement Strategies
Chapter 4: Mentorship
Chapter 5: Our Reading Intervention
Chapter 6: Other Interventions
Chapter 7: Turnaround From the Inside Out
Chapter 8: Will the Granger Model Work in Any School?