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Dragoset, Lisa; Thomas, Jaime; Herrmann, Mariesa; Deke, John; James-Burdumy, Susanne; Lee Luca, Dara – Journal of Research on Educational Effectiveness, 2019
As part of the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act of 2009, the School Improvement Grants (SIG) program received more than $3 billion with the goal of substantially improving student achievement. The SIG program's funding was to help states turn around the nation's persistently lowest-achieving schools using one of four school intervention…
Descriptors: Grants, Educational Improvement, Federal Aid, Federal Legislation
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Hitchings, Sarah; Zeitz, Katy; Carpenter, Bradley W. – AERA Online Paper Repository, 2016
This study investigated the impact of the transformation and turnaround intervention models and leadership perception on the achievement of students attending Kentucky's priority high schools. Repeated-measures analyses of variance were conducted to show the effect of the chosen model on academic achievement of students with test scores obtained…
Descriptors: School Turnaround, Academic Achievement, High School Students, High Schools