Two local children enrolled at Encompass Childcare took a spin on playground equipment at Fort Howard Elementary School last summer. The school must make changes to try to boost performance after receiving a low grade under a federal accountability system.
The Green Bay School District will use a $1.5 million grant in an effort to boost academics at Fort Howard Elementary School, which was identified as needing improvement under a federal accountability system.
Fort Howard Elementary was one of four Green Bay schools targeted for change as Wisconsin moved forward with its application for a waiver from the federal No Child Left Behind law, which it received. The others are Eisenhower, Danz and Nicolet elementary schools.
The federal government required states requesting waivers to identify two new categories of schools: Title I Priority ...