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Chapter 9: The Atlantic City Experience
The Atlantic City Experience
The Atlantic City Board of Education's (ACBOE) story is best illustrated by the theme of converging forces coming together simultaneously to impact positively all facets of the institutional curriculum. The dramatic increases in student academic achievement did not happen overnight but did show sufficient progress that provided needed momentum and empirical support to maintain the current course of action. Programs were not abandoned for the sake of personal preference or because they did not generate instant results; rather, each program was evaluated annually based on its merits and alignment to the bigger picture—a picture shared by all key stakeholders.
The bigger picture in this case extended beyond achieving adequate yearly progress (AYP) or safe harbor (represents a 10% ...