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BIGGER PIE – St. Louis schools turn around with New Orleans expertise

By: Magnolia Tribune - November 28, 2012

Adams has closed schools, replaced leaders

“Since taking over here, Mr. Adams has lifted the high-school graduation rate by 18 percentage points and eliminated $25 million in debt. Attendance is up and misbehavior is down. State test scores are still painfully low—about three-quarters of elementary-school students can’t read or do math at grade level—but the progress on tests was enough to persuade state officials last month to grant the district provisional accreditation.”

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