March 03, 2006

PDF at Brown University

Secondary School Redesign

When the state of New York designated Roosevelt High School a “School in Need of Improvement,” principal Bill Moore knew he had to push his staff to closely examine what wasn't working at the 1,600-student school in Yonkers, and find new ways to fix what was wrong.

by Sherri Miles for the Education Alliance at Brown University

“We had to ask ourselves, what can we do to make this work?” says Moore. “How can we adapt things according to the needs of the kids?”