The Austin school board Monday night approved a contingency plan for Eastside Memorial High School, in the event that State Education Commissioner Michael Williams rejects the organization the district selects to help turn around the struggling school.
The district is in the process of selecting a partner to help improve academic performance at Eastside Memorial. A selection committee this week will choose between the two finalists, Washington-based American Institutes for Research and Baltimore-based Talent Development Secondary of Johns Hopkins University. The school board will decide on the contract with the recommended partner.
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