The Struggle is Real – Rural, High Poverty Districts

March 6, 2018

The Struggle is Real – Rural, High Poverty Districts

Dr. Melissa Crosby, Colleton County High School, Principal

Dr. Franklin Foster, Colleton County School District, Superintendent

Dr. Kristin Cuilla, New Tech Network, Senior Director, Partnerships and Communication

Presented March 6, 2017 | Austin, Texas

This session explores district innovation and perseverance in one of four research study districts working to solve rural, high poverty problems. Our case study reveals how education innovation is not about starting a program; it’s about creating a pivot point that fundamentally shifts mindsets to transform teaching and learning. We will also examine the connection between educational attainment and economic development.

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