Ill. district works to turn around low-performing schools

01/21/2013 | TribLocal.com (Chicago area)

Plans in an Illinois district to turn around the performance of struggling schools includes a greater investment in teachers and classroom technology. Plans call for the addition of homework clubs, support for reading and writing, and additional coordination among teachers. Teachers also will receive more support in learning to use digital resources, begin to focus more on analyzing data on student performance and work to involve parents more in education.

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