Our Mission

Turnaround for Children strives to transform public education so that high-poverty schools across America are designed to confront the predictable and recurring challenges of poverty as they manifest inside schools. Turnaround has designed a targeted intervention to mitigate the impact of traumatic stress on child development. In each partner school, Turnaround creates a student support system, trains teachers in proven classroom management and instructional strategies, and works with school leaders to build a high-performing culture. This allows every child to develop the social, emotional, and academic skills to succeed in school and in life.