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Dallas Public School District

Expect More!

Jonah Edelman | Posted 05.18.2013 | Impact
Jonah Edelman

Imagine a crowd of 1,000 14-year-olds. Now pick 10 of them. That's how many will get a decent education and a shot at a brighter future. There's a lot that needs to change to improve those unacceptable outcomes. But the first thing? Expectations.

I Was Asked To Change Students' Grades

Pamela Kripke | Posted 06.07.2011 | Education
Pamela Kripke

The day after I submit grades, I get a visit from the assistant principal. She walks in with a stack of forms. "You're going to have to change all of the failing grades to passing," she says.