Ill. high-school teachers collaborate for intervention periods

11/10/2013 | News-Gazette (Champaign-Urbana, Ill.), The

Danville High School in Illinois added an extra 30-minute period to school to allow students and teachers to work on academic interventions, enrichment courses and life skills. Teacher teams meet to analyze student data, then identify and assign students who missed key concepts in math or English to three weeks of intervention lessons to close gaps in learning. "This allows us to reach students before they fall through the cracks," said Ericka Uskali, a school official overseeing the plan.

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