Snowden Headmaster and coordinator Eugene Roundtree believes that BARR has provided his team with a framework to evaluate student progress and plan meaningful interventions for students that help them find social and academic success.
"The increased collaborative time has helped build cohesion with our grade 9 team, and the I-Times have helped us build community within our grade level team," he reported.
BARR Coordinator: Eugene C. Roundtree
BARR School Since2017
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BARR is fun! I can walk down my 9th grade hall and I can feel it. The climate has shifted. We have better relationships with our parents and with each other.
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