Kansas City program yields academic gains

05/22/2006 | Los Angeles Times (tiered subscription model)

Kansas City, Kan., school officials credit the First Things First program, implemented districtwide in 2000, with dramatically boosting high school graduation rates and student scores on the state tests. The model, which could come to two Los Angeles high schools, centers around themed learning communities and strong family involvement.

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