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Schools that Work: Case Study – Casey Middle School

Casey Middle School in Boulder, Colorado, is a dynamic learning community of students, parents, and faculty from an array of cultures. Its bilingual education program supports academic growth and relationship-building within a diverse student population, and many of its classes apply an inquiry-based learning approach. This video highlights the Inquiry Based Learning approach used in science classes. What the school is achieving:

  • 22% increase in student test scores in all subjects over the past 9 years

  • A Colorado School of Excellence on Arts Education

  • 70% of the 8th graders in the Bilingual Program test into Level 4 Spanish in high school