Springfield schools turnaround plan: Kiley’s Principal Chris Sutton sees strength in collaboration

Mass Live – “M. Marcus Kiley Middle School Principal Chris Sutton believes the key to improving student performance is to to give teachers and students a voice on how to accomplish the goal.

Sutton’s philosophy is in sync with the goals of the newly created Springfield Empowerment Zone Partnership – a collaboration of the Springfield School Department, the state Department of the Elementary and Secondary Education, the Springfield teachers union and Boston-based Empower Schools, an organization co-founded by school reform activist Chris Gabrieli.”

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