Tenacity, caring help turn around a failing urban middle school
Principal James Dierke is the subject of a new short film documenting 21st-century education successes
By Cara Erenben, Contributing EditorRead more by eSchool News Staff
Despite high crime rates, low expectations for student success, a significant suspension rate, and high teacher turnover, the principal of San Francisco's Visitacion Valley Middle School has transformed the school into a safe haven. Key words: James Dierke, Visitacion Valley Middle School, Pearson, 21st century education, education technology Read more with registration.