11/28/2007

Jean-Claude Brizard hopes as superintendent to support students academically and increase their safety in the troubled Rochester, N.Y., school district, although final contract details are still being hammered out. "When I look at Rochester, I see the biggest issues are in grades seven through 12. I see huge achievement loss in grades six and seven," Brizard said. "I know what works in terms of raising graduation rates."

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