Monday, October 12, 2009

Turnaround at Brockton High Emphasis on literacy brings big MCAS improvement

"Brockton High School has every excuse for failure, serving a city plagued by crime, poverty, housing foreclosures, and homelessness.

But Brockton High, by far the state’s largest public high school with 4,200 students, has found a success in recent years that has eluded many of the state’s urban schools: MCAS scores are soaring, earning the school state recognition as a symbol of urban hope."

Click here for more on how Brockton has overcome the odds.

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