"BARR has had a significant reduction in our freshman failure rate immediately first trimester," reported coordinator Mitchell Demers. "The BARR model has greatly improved our Tier I interventions, and our student's social emotional needs are being much better met."
BARR Coordinator: Mitchell Demers
Learn more about North Branch Area High School's successful implementation of the BARR model here.
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BARR School Since2017
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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.
Welcome to the BARR Network!
We are excited to welcome the newest class of BARR schools. The BARR Network is growing as we start the 2019-2020 school year with over 140 schools, 98 districts and 17 different states. On average, BARR schools see a 34.5% reduction in failure rate after one year of implementation, and…Read More
The BARR Team is growing!
We are excited to share that the BARR Team continues to grow. Please help us welcome the following individuals into the BARR Team. Janice Eldridge, Associate Director of Schools Janice Eldridge is not new to BARR but will be taking on a new role as Associate Director…Read More
The BARR Story: Celebrating 20 Years of the Model
In 1998, Angela Jerabek, a ninth-grade counselor frustrated by the stubbornly high failure rates of her students, knew something had to change.Read More
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