How North Texas Schools On The State's Failing List Are Trying To Turn Things Around | KERA News

How North Texas Schools On The State's Failing List Are Trying To Turn Things Around

Apr 24, 2018

Texas is getting tough with chronically low-performing schools. A 2015 law allows the state education commissioner to shut down schools or take over districts when schools go five straight years with the state’s lowest accountability rating: "Improvement Required."

The Dallas, Fort Worth and Arlington school districts each have schools that have been rated "Improvement Required" for several years in a row. Over the next several weeks, we'll take you inside low-performing campuses and find out how they're trying to turn themselves around in a series we're calling “The Race To Save Failing Schools.”