Struggling schools identified in Albany, Schenectady, Troy


Struggling schools identified in Albany, Schenectady, Troy

In all, 188 schools were identified as priority schools, meaning they did not show progress in ELA or math, combined, or had persistently low graduation rates for accountability groups (racial/ethnic groups, low-income students, English language learners and students with disabilities).

The Capital Region schools are Thomas O’Brien Academy of Science and Technology, Giffen Elementary School, Albany High School, Arbor Hill Elementary, Schuyler Achievement Academy and Sheridan Preparatory Academy in Albany; Lincoln and William Keane Elementary in Schenectady; and School 2 and Carroll Hill in Troy.

Under that law, a school receiver is granted authority to develop a school intervention plan, convert schools to community schools providing wrap-around services, expand the school day or school year and remove staff or require staff to reapply for their jobs.
Source: Times Union
Struggling schools identified in Albany, Schenectady, Troy

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