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Classroom Clips

Meet the Principals (Clip 1 of 3)

This clip introduces Tresa Dunbar and Kerry Purcell, two public school principals. Tresa is starting her second year as principal at Henry H. Nash Elementary School, which prior to Dunbar had six principals over a five-year period. Kerry is shown in her sixth year at Harvard Park Elementary School. During her tenure as principal, test scores increased by approximately 45 percent in reading and 50 percent in math. This clip from the film is also associated with The Principal Story lesson plan