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About BARR

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The BARR Model: Great teaching begins with understanding each student as a learner - and as a person.

  • Better understand and build on students' strengths
  • Proactively address the non-academic reasons why they may be falling behind in school
  • Identify what resources they need and steps they can take to thrive 

BARR model info

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BARR strategies

BARR helps to...

  1. Reduce academic failures
  2. Reduce alcohol, tobacco, and other drug use
  3. Reduce disciplinary incidents
  4. Increase attendance
  5. Increase the average number of assets among 9th-grade students