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'Priority schools' plan is latest to remake failing LA Unified schools




Jordan High School in Watts is under massive construction. Administrators hope improvement to academics will be equally as dramatic.
Jordan High School in Watts is under massive construction. Administrators hope improvement to academics will be equally as dramatic.
Annie GIlbertson/KPCC

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Last month, eight school districts in California — including LA Unified — vowed to follow new federal rules meant to turn around chronically failing schools. KPCC's Annie Gilbertson visited one of the LA's most troubled schools to find out how the changes will work.