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News and Opinion Jan 15, 2011

Turnaround Featured in Huffington Post

The Huffington Post

Tom Vander Ark cited Turnaround in widely read blog post for the Huffington Post, titled What School Turnaround Really Takes. Here is an excerpt:

Most school turnaround efforts focus solely on academic delivery: curriculum and instruction. Promising early results from Turnaround for Children suggests that a more robust approach that addresses the magnitude of adversity dysfunctional school face and creates a calm, engaging, and effective place to learn.

Mr. Vander Ark is the former Executive Director for Education at the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation and currently a partner at Vander Ark/Ratcliff, an education public affairs firm.

You can read the full article here.