BY JILL MURRAY, Ph.D. / Published: July 1, 2018

A recent report was published on regional K-12 schools.

High praise and celebration are certainly appropriate for the handful of districts that are clearly statewide leaders in academic performance. The article also outlined a partial blueprint for why some districts have been so successful: teacher/parent collaboration, community participation in the educational process, increasingly collaborative school boards and a stronger tax base where tax dollars are well-spent because there is a strong community foundation and a long-range academic plan.

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