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6:00 am
Tue June 12, 2012

Studies Favor JCPS Turnaround Model “Project Proficiency”

Students receiving grade of A or B and scoring Proficient or Distinguished on KCCT.

Part 1 of WFPL’s series this week looking at three collaborative studies on Project Proficiency from JCPS administrators.

For the first time, studies are showing the affects of Jefferson County Public Schools’ "Project Proficiency," the district’s response for turning around student achievement in its persistently low-achieving (PLA) schools, according to the No Child Left Behind Act. 

The effort ensures all students understand the top concepts in math and reading in depth, and it requires teacher collaboration to move the lowest achieving students forward.

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