KNPR

One Year into Turnaround: How CCSD Schools Have Performed

This year Clark County School District implemented an ambitious plan to turnaround five of its worst performing schools. The schools are Western, Chaparral and Mojave high schools and Hancock and Elizondo elementary schools. The plan included radical changes in the classroom and curriculum as well as the replacement of many teachers, administrators and staff. Has it succeeded? We talk with two principals from turnaround schools about their first year and the challenges they face.
 
GUESTS
David Wilson, Principal, Chaparral High School
Jerre Moore, Principal, Hancock Elementary
Laura Pappano, education scholar and writer in residence, Wellesley Centers for Women
Lee Hernandez, Producer, KNPR's State of Nevada

Support comes from

KNPR and NPR Thank-You Gifts including t-shirts hoodies and cap

More Stories

KNPR
KNPR's State of Nevada