Principal uses personal touch to keep freshmen on track

11/5/2008 | Washington Post, The

Maryland principal Mark E. Fossett created a separate freshman academy for his high school and meets individually with struggling ninth-graders in an effort to reduce the numbers of students who fail at least one freshman class. "In big schools, a kid gets lost," he said, "and ninth-graders get lost more than other students. A big part of our ninth-grade academy is building relationships."

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