This program was made by possible by support from the Annenberg, The Eli and Edythe Broad, Bill & Melinda Gates, William and Flora Hewlett and Wallace Foundations.
If you were put in charge of one of the worst school districts in the country would you give the high school students free laptops?
That’s exactly what Paul Vallas has done. He’s betting on some bold initiatives to turn the system around.
In this episode, we meet the the principal and teachers of Rabouin High School; they talk about the chaos of opening day. Paul Vallas addresses the growing disciplinary problems and talks about his plans to expand after school programs.
(Originally aired November 23, 2007)
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