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Coon Rapids High School has accomplished something remarkable. The achievement gap for science scores on the 2013 Minnesota Comprehensive Assessment dropped more than 40 points, thanks in part to a massive increase in proficiency among students of color.

Coon Rapids Principal Annette Ziegler said relationship-based teaching at the school is one big reason for the remarkable results.

“Our staff has embraced restitution theories, student relationships and shared collaboration in teacher teams to ensure learning targets, formative assessments and best practices for our students,” Ziegler said.

Read more in ABC Newspapers.