Relationships, cultural relevance contribute to closing achievement gaps

| April 23, 2015

April 22, 2015 • By Caitlin Bohrer • Arizona Education News Service

Have you ever washed a rental car? Had its oil changed? Or given it a tune-up? Most people would say no, because they don’t have the desire to take care of a car that they don’t own.

Jeff Fuller, superintendent of Whiteriver Unified School District, says he often uses this analogy to explain why some kids in his district struggle in taking pride in their education. They don’t own their “car.” “We want the kids to own what their success is going to be,” he said.

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