Improving Instructional Quality by Refining Hiring, Training, Monitoring, and Replacing Teachers USDOE

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U.S. Department of Education

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At Greenup County High School (Greenup) in Greenup, Kentucky, more than 50 percent of the school’s certified teachers left for other schools or retired prior to the start of the 2011–12 school year, the first year of implementation of the SIG transformation model. Greenup’s principal quickly replaced these teachers and also sought to address a bigger need in the school: increasing teacher engagement in the quality of instruction in the school. To create a schoolwide focus and vision, the principal set eight instructional priorities that permeate in-school activities.

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Turnaround Capacity

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Kentucky