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ERIC Number: ED534905
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 2012
Pages: 8
Abstractor: ERIC
Reference Count: N/A
Kuss Middle School: Expanding Time to Accelerate School Improvement
Massachusetts 2020
In 2004, Kuss Middle School became the first school declared "Chronically Underperforming" by the state of Massachusetts. But by 2010, Kuss had transformed itself into a model for schools around the country seeking a comprehensive turnaround strategy. Kuss is using increased learning time as the primary catalyst to accelerate learning, deepen student engagement, and improve instruction, and has become a rare example of a school on the path to successful turnaround. This is their story.
Massachusetts 2020. 24 School Street 3rd Floor, Boston, MA 02108. Tel: 617-723-6747; Fax: 617-723-6746; Web site:
Publication Type: Reports - Descriptive
Education Level: Elementary Secondary Education; Middle Schools
Audience: N/A
Language: English
Sponsor: Carnegie Corporation of New York; William and Flora Hewlett Foundation; Nellie Mae Education Foundation; W.K. Kellogg Foundation; Eli and Edythe Broad Foundation
Authoring Institution: N/A
Identifiers - Location: Massachusetts
Identifiers - Assessments and Surveys: Massachusetts Comprehensive Assessment System