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ERIC Number: EJ836631
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2009-Apr
Pages: 3
Abstractor: As Provided
Reference Count: N/A
ISSN: ISSN-0031-7217
"Excellence Is Never an Accident"
Tupa, Megan; McFadden, Ledyard
Phi Delta Kappan, v90 n8 p554-556 Apr 2009
Brownsville Independent School District in Texas garnered the Broad Prize for Urban Education in 2008 by narrowing the gap between its largely immigrant Hispanic enrollment and other low-income children in the state. Its efforts are notable for the district's ability to move English language learners to proficiency in a few years by its reliance on a web of instructional leadership and a belief in a shared responsibility for the learning of all students.
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Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Descriptive
Education Level: Elementary Secondary Education
Audience: N/A
Language: English
Sponsor: N/A
Authoring Institution: N/A
Identifiers - Location: Mexico; Texas