ERIC Number: EJ1075905
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2015-Oct
Abstractor: As Provided
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Teachers Matter. Yes. Schools Matter. Yes. Districts Matter--Really?
Phi Delta Kappan, v97 n2 p14-20 Oct 2015
School districts shape the conditions in which schools operate and as such can support or undermine school success and thus student success. All of which is to say that school districts matter. This article looks at the success of two districts whose low-income and minority students beat the odds in academic achievement. Lessons from these districts can apply broadly to districts across the nation.
Descriptors: School Districts, Low Income Groups, Minority Group Students, Academic Achievement, Grade 3, Grade 8, Mathematics Achievement, Language Arts, Cooperation, Administrator Role, Principals, Teacher Role, Teamwork, Progress Monitoring, Curriculum, Staff Development
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Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Descriptive
Education Level: Grade 3; Primary Education; Elementary Education; Early Childhood Education; Grade 8; Junior High Schools; Middle Schools; Secondary Education
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Identifiers - Location: Delaware; Louisiana; Mississippi