A school once known for gang activity is now sending kids to college
The Hechinger Report
NOVEMBER 21, 2017
Turning around struggling high schools is the toughest work in education reform. In this ongoing series, The Hechinger Report is visiting high schools that have beaten the long odds to learn what’s behind their success. Yet, inside the building, a new vision for the education of low-income students of color has taken root. Today, Juarez is ranked 49th out of 658 Illinois public high schools based on test scores and college readiness.