DeNisco, A. (2016, July 21). Report: 6 million students miss too much school.

A Los Angeles elementary school has joined an arts-based turnaround program to help boost student performance by using activities, such as creating a whole-school self-portrait gallery. The program, which includes about 60 low-performing US schools, pays for teacher training, art supplies, professional mentors and after-school programs for three years.

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