How a New Jersey high school transformed to stay relevant for students

Nov 15, 2016

At a Future Ready Schools Summit near Boston this week, Sheninger, now a senior fellow at the International Center for Leadership in Education, told superintendents from dozens of school districts around the northeast that New Milford High School was known as a low-performing school before he spearheaded a flurry of change. The school was in a working-class community, students spoke more than 40 different languages at home, and fully one-third of the student population was classified as having special needs.

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