Working in an inner-city school presents a unique set of challenges. For our first episode, Dr. Kristin Waters joins Colorado UpLift CEO Dr. Joe Sanders to talk about these challenges, along with success stories, and how GWHS partners with UpLift to raise up leaders in her school.

Dr. Waters is the principal of George Washington High School in the Denver Public School District: https://gwhs.dpsk12.org/?team=dr-kristin-waters.

This week we talked about:

Colorado UpLift’s In-School Program: https://coloradouplift.org/our-programs

One George, George Washington High School’s collaborative strategic planning process designed to help eliminate the achievement gap. Read more here: https://gwhs.dpsk12.org/one-george-2019/

Former President Obama acknowledging Dr. Waters and Denver student in his 2011 State of the Union Speech: https://www.denverpost.com/2011/01/25/obama-singles-out-denver-middle-schools-bruce-randolph-school-in-state-of-the-union/

How Children Succeed by Paul Tough: https://www.paultough.com/books/how-children-succeed/

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