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Continued: How one high school is tackling the achievement gap

  • Article by: SHANNON PRATHER , Star Tribune
  • Last update: February 25, 2014 - 1:44 PM

Ziegler said the goal is to promote best classroom practices and maintain long-term gains.

“Individual teachers have done these practices on their own for decades. Now the school is trying to help teachers use these more systematically,” Lundgren said.

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