A high-poverty school gets the ultimate makeover


Jordan High School, located in the gang-ridden neighborhood of Watts, California, has historically been known for dropout rates, not for high achievement, TakePart reports. Principal Ronnie Coleman of Green Dot Public Schools and a group of dedicated teachers have set out to change this. Together, they are boosting achievement and showing students that graduating from high school and attending college is within their grasp. While advancements were made
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