Wednesday, February 23, 2011

School Turnaround a Reality for Shawnee High School

“School turnaround” is not always a term that administrators or teachers want to hear, but Shawnee High School is welcoming the challenge to make major necessary changes. With only 4 percent of its students proficient in math and 22 percent proficient in reading, Shawnee knows sustainable improvements need to be in the future. With the assistance of three turnaround experts pulled in by the Kentucky Department of Education, Shawnee High School is already beginning to make progress. Principal Keith Look is looking beyond this school year though; he hopes to find a way to create sustainable change for the next five to ten years.

To learn more about Shawnee's progress, read the full article at Education Week

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