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Golden Apple Moments: Jessica Calabrese-Granger

  • Aired: 02/01/2016
  • 03:20
  • Rating: NR
It was not the kind of assignment most brand-new principals would want. In 2011, Lakeridge Elementary in Renton was identified as chronically underperforming. When Jessica Calabrese-Granger became principal, Lakeridge was in the lowest 5 percent of public schools in the state, which meant it was among only 27 schools in Washington State that were put under the federal School Improvement Grants.
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Rookie principal Jessica Calabrese-Granger transforms a failing elementary school.
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