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News and Opinion May 13, 2015

Turnaround Cited as Solution to Overcome Achievement Gap in Aljazeera America

Stop the Blame Game Over Achievement GapMary Turck’s article Stop the Blame Game Over Achievement Gap argues that to really improve our education system, we need to invest in programs that will help students achieve, rather than argue about who’s responsible for failure. Turck cites Turnaround for Children as a solution.

“Turnaround for Children, a nonprofit that addresses students’ social, emotional and behavioral needs in high-poverty schools, offers two strategies: Connecting high-risk students to the individual help they need and changing the school climate by training educators.”

You can read Turck’s full article in Aljazeera America here.