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FNE Coalition Presentation - Final

FNE Coalition Presentation - Final

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This was what was actually presented at the recent FNE meeting at Rachel B. Noel middle school.
This was what was actually presented at the recent FNE meeting at Rachel B. Noel middle school.

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FNE Alternative Proposal
Parents from the Far Northeast NeighborhoodBlack Education Advisory Council (BEAC)Denver Classroom Teacher Association (DCTA)Northeast Community Congress for Education (NCCE)Democrats for Excellent Neighborhood Schools (DeFENSE)
 
Turnaround Successesare Rare & Risky
³Turnaround" is a concept from the corporate world
Results are rarely positive. Only 1/4 of businesses weresuccessful, & even those did not show significant gains
Replacing school staff had little effect on student performance;students were often shuffled to worse schools
2001 Manual divided into 3 schools; 2006 Manual closed
2004 Cole closed; 2007 KIPP-Cole Charter 
closed
2007-08 DPS phased out/closed the following:(results?)
Del Pueblo, Fallis, Hallett, Mitchell, Remington, Smedley, Whiteman, Wyman, Rischel,Kunsmiller, Place, Horace Mann, Gilpin K-8
2008-10: Opened new K-8 schools (results?)
Cole Arts & Science, Place Bridge, Trevista-Horace Mann, Kunsmiller Arts, Manny Martinez
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DPS will receive $14.4 million in federal
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nd f 
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nds over 3 years
Federal rules define 4 turnaround strategies
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" replacing at least 50% of the staff 
Green Valley and McGlone
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" turning school into charter/small schools
Noel (100 per grade) and Montbello
(150-200 per grade)
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" (Replacement) shutting down the schooland transferring the students
Ford (DCIS) and Oakland (SOAR)
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ransformation
" provide professionaldevelopment/coaching & changing curriculum
Not presented as an option
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