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How we reduced mobility and improved outcomes in low-performing schools

This large Louisiana district used data to fix the way mobility negatively impacted performance


Rapides Parish School Board in Louisiana serves more than 24,000 students. The district has 47 buildings and 70 percent of its students are economically disadvantaged.

Biggest challenge:

Several schools in the district had been identified by the state as failing and the state needed to see progress. With high poverty and high mobility, finding solutions to address the needs of this community required out-of-the-box thinking, good data, and community
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