In the first year of implementation, the BARR model has provided the 9th grade teachers at Breathitt a chance to actually sit down, communicate, and problem-solve as a team.
BARR Coordinator: Tara Beth Hall
BARR School Since2017
BARR gives educators the tools to work together to better understand and build on students’ strengths, proactively address the non-academic reasons why they may fall behind in school and identify what they need to thrive within and outside the classroom.
Maintaining Ties When School Closes Is Critical to Preventing Dropouts
After Robbinsdale Armstrong High School, outside Minneapolis, shut down abruptly last Friday in response to a potential case of COVID-19, teachers and staff met one last time in person—while keeping six feet apart—to brainstorm ways to keep their students connected.Read More
BARR Center Awarded $13M Grant as National Expansion Accelerates
BARR Center’s Network for School Improvement (NSI) grant funded by the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation will expand its national footprint with a focus on Black, Latinx and low-income students.Read More
BARR Schools are Getting Creative
Let’s face it, we all like a room with a little color, a t-shirt to inspire or create community or a bulletin board that is unique. Our students do too. Any time classrooms have something a little extra added to them, kids notice. BARR Coaches notice too. Check out some…Read More
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