Tanya Green recognized for turnaround success at Friendship Preparatory Academy at Calverton
August 26, 2012|Erica L. Green
When Tanya Green was tapped to turn around the once-beleaguered Calverton Middle School in 2008, she paid close attention to not only what the staff in her school had to say about their barriers, but how they said it -- or sometimes what they failed to say at all.
She noticed if they referred to students as, "these kids," or "the children." She noticed whether they took responsibility for their students' failures, or transferred it on someone else. She took note of whether a teacher was as concerned about whether their students had lunch as they were about their test score
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