The National Teacher's Challenge: Seven Days in a Struggling School

The National Teacher's Challenge: Seven Days in a Struggling School

Prince Rupert’s Roosevelt Park Elementary School recently found itself at the bottom of the list in the Fraser Institute’s ranking of BC elementary schools. In response, principal Steve Riley invites Mark Kelley to take a closer look at his troubled school. In his short tenure, Mark comes up against some tough questions. In a primarily First Nations community with severe unemployment and few prospects, is it possible Roosevelt Park is the worst school because its community has some of the worst problems? And what’s more important, is there a future for kids who have been labelled the worst?

  • 2006
  • 00:25:34
  • 13-14
  • Added on: 06/14/2013
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