Needle in a Haystack: Duxberry Park

Eric Ulas

Duxberry Park Arts IMPACT Alternative Elementary is an arts magnet program in Columbus that delivers impressive academic results for its students, 84 percent of whom are economically disadvantaged, and 16 percent of whom have disabilities. Part of what makes Duxberry Park unique ??? beyond its emphasis in art, music, and drama throughout the curriculum???is the extent to which such programming fosters intense collaboration among staff across all subjects. Check out our video here to see what the school's leaders and teachers believe are the keys to its success.

Duxberry Park Arts IMPACT Alternative Elementary and seven other Ohio schools will be featured in Needles in a Haystack: Lessons from Ohio's high-performing, high-need urban schools, due May 25th from the Thomas B. Fordham Institute.

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