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Booker T. Washington High School
For over a decade, Principal Elsie Bailey has led a turnaround of this inner-city high school in Memphis. Although she's made progress, some problems have arisen for this "school of last resort" that deals with some of the more difficult student populations, and changes in district leadership and approach have posed additional challenges.
Keywords: Secondary Education;
Problems and Challenges;
Kanter, Rosabeth M., and Michelle Heskett. "Booker T. Washington High School." Harvard Business School Case 303-136, June 2003.