What is School Turnaround?
School Turnaround is dramatic intervention in a low-performing school that both produces significant achievement gains within two years and prepares the school for long-term transformation into a high performing organization. (Mass Insight, The School Turnaround Group)
The mission of the School Turnaround Office is to provide a comprehensive system of support for school innovation and the turnaround of low achieving schools.
- Provide access to information and models of best practice
- Create professional communities of practice across the State
- Connect districts and schools to key change partners and partner organizations
- Promote high quality school design through funding and outreach