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The Remarkable Turnaround Of The Orchard Gardens School, Radio Boston

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A look inside the Orchard Gardens K-8 Pilot School in Roxbury, Mass., which gained national attention as a successful turnaround school. The designation of a “turnaround school” gave the principal $4 million in additional federal funding and the freedom to make dramatic changes, such as firing 80 percent of the staff.

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