CST Journeys School, Amargosa Valley, Featured in WestEd’s Latest R&D Alert Publication

WestEd - R&D Alert - Spring 2014 - Vol.15 No.1

Rural Turnaround: Challenges and Opportunities

Amargosa Valley School could be considered representative of almost any preK–8 school that serves a large proportion of socioeconomically disadvantaged students and is focused on turning around persistently low achievement. Like other schools supported by federal School Improvement Grants, Amargosa is beginning to implement a reform plan toward what they hope will be dramatic improvement. But as a rural school, Amargosa has particular challenges and strengths that set it apart.