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Wednesday, January 23 • 2:15pm - 3:15pm
Turning High-Poverty Schools Into High-Performing Schools: 12 Strategies That Make The Difference
This session focuses on a research-based framework for leadership and learning in high poverty schools. Recent case studies from high-performing/high-poverty (HP / HP) schools provide compelling insight into what it takes to make a dramatic turnaround. This session will highlight 12 specific strategies that provide an essential foundation for success in any underperforming school. Practical study and planning tools will be provided to guide improvement in a participants own school or district. Through better understanding of how HP / HP schools achieve success with underachieving students who live in poverty, participants will acquire specific strategies and identify action steps to best support these students

Speakers
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Kathleen Budge

Kathleen is the coordinator of the Leadership Development Program and assistant professor in the Curriculum Studies Department at Boise State University. Kathleen has worked as a district curriculum director, an elementary principal, and an elementary and special education teacher... Read More →
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William Parrett

William Parrett is the Director of the Center for School Improvement & Policy Studies and Professor of Education at Boise State University. He has received international recognition for his work in school improvement, high-poverty schools, and for his efforts to help under-achieving... Read More →


Wednesday January 23, 2013 2:15pm - 3:15pm
Delta Ballroom C