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School Turnaround Resources

 

The following articles offer insight into school turnaround:

The Big U Turn compares turnarounds in business with turnarounds in schools.

Successful School Turnarounds: Seven Steps for District Leaders describes district management practices that support turnaround efforts.

Tough Questions for Tough Times focuses on key details to consider in turning around low performing schools.

Common Elements of Successful School Turnarounds: Research and Experience outlines common strategies in school turnaround.

Turning Around Schools in Need highlights President Obama and Secretary of Education Duncan's push for turning around the nation's lowest performing schools.

Meeting the Challenge of School Turnaround offers seven recommendations for turning low-performing schools around. 

 

The following websites provide information, research studies, and articles on school turnaround:

Public Impact

Mass Insight Education

 

TURNAROUND INFORMATION


TURNAROUND SCHOOLS

West Denver Network (WDN):

Denver Summit Schools Network (DSSN):

Transformative Network:

Schools in other networks:

School Closure Information


DPS School Turnaround Contact Information:

 

Antonio Esquibel, Executive Director,

West Denver Focus Schools

Antonio_Esquibel@dpsk12.org

 

Debbie Backus, Executive Director,

Denver Summit Schools Network

Debbie_Backus@dpsk12.org

 

Jernall Wright, Instructional Superintendent

Transformative Network

Jermall_Wright@dpsk12.org

 

Rebecca Grant, Director of School Turnaround and School Improvement Initiatives

720-423-3995

Rebecca_Grant@dpsk12.org

 

Eileen Evans, Finanical Analyst

eileen_evans@dpsk12.org

720-423-3520