Technology, service learning are key components of the turnaround at Maplewood Richmond Heights High School


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Twelve years ago, Maplewood Richmond Heights High School in St. Louis, Mo., ranked among the area’s lowest-performing schools. With a 59-percent poverty demographic, low test scores, and dilapidated facilities, the school faced serious challenges that some thought insurmountable. A turnaround would require a bold vision—and nothing less than a groundbreaking shift in approach.

That turnaround happened, and...

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