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Breaking all the rules: educators see change at Taft High

Posted: Tuesday, Feb 19th, 2013

Taft High School senior Molly Altomare said she sees a resurgence of pride and spirit under the leadership of Principal Scott Reed, who appeared with the star student at a recent Lincoln City Council meeting to broadcast Taft’s accomplishments. (Photo by Rick Beasley)

LINCOLN CITY — Educators who threw out the rulebook in an effort to save a school once derided as a “dropout factory” are seeing results with their unorthodox methods, including performance incentives such as three-day weekends, fully paid college classes and opportunities for students to serve the community.

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