Native Village Youth and Education News
Exceptional leaders can change
For children from poor and fractured families, education can be a challenge. Many of these kids lack the domestic stability and work ethic to be exceptionally successful in school. Too often, the schools that serve these children struggle to recruit teachers and inspire better academic performance.
One exception is the elementary
school in Tohatchi, New Mexico
where student performance has made
incredible gains the last few years.
Bickert’s strategies were pretty simple:
Bickert said that some faculty members first thought his ideas were crazy. Now they applaud it, as does the entire community. He said it was lucky that everyone embraced “the vision of excellence” that he thought possible.
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