Principal Boosts Hispanic Performance At Texas High School

10/20/2010 03:10 pm ET | Updated May 25, 2011

National attention has turned to Hispanic educational achievement following President Obama's latest executive order.

Dr. Joe Gonzales, Principal at Austin Can! Academy in Texas, provides an example for how one school is narrowing the achievement gap.

NBC Nightly News profiles Gonzales whose "expectation of excellence" turned the charter school's dismal record around with "strict discipline, a dress code, longer school days."


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