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The Keys to Transformation

In communities across the country, there are schools whose performance has consistently lagged behind others—and are harming students, mostly those from disadvantaged backgrounds. We have taken on the challenge of leading several persistently low-performing high schools in urban communities in Memphis & South LA. Hear about the opportunities and challenges that face transformation schools, how devoted educators are rethinking school-wide interventions, and which factors are the keys to success.

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Learning Objectives

  1. Articulate several important factors in transformation environments.
  2. Seeing the impact on school transformation of talent development and professional support to foster instructional excellence.
  3. Learn specific strategies in re-seeding school culture, from academics to behavior.



Sean Thibault, Communications Dir, Green Dot Public Schools

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