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How longer days helped struggling middle schoolers, other lessons, from the turnaround in St. Mary Parish

CENTERVILLE, Louisiana — We knew bold action was needed in St. Mary Parish Public School System a decade ago. Our test scores lagged behind the state average. We had several schools in academic assistance. There were large disparities in the reading proficiency of student subgroups. Over the past 10 years, we’ve launched a number of […]