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referrals, but that doesn’t happen anymore. I believe everyone feels more connected and more supported. MacLean: I think a burden has been lifted off of us. This school had this awful reputation, as far back as the mid-90s, that it was an awful place to go. But, truly, the teachers are now happy, students are happy and parents are here volunteering all the time and working in the classrooms. In fact, we now have a social committee that put together a bowling outing for staff; this didn’t happen before. And additionally, our academics are improving in line with the culture. Crunching the Numbers: Does it Work? School Year API Suspension Expulsion 2009-2010 748 163 3 2012-2013 828 68 1 47