Their school on the chopping block, Bryant Elementary staff stay focused on what they do best

The three kindergarten teachers at Bryant Elementary sit in the library one morning in April, looking at data for the students they refer to as “heavy hitters.”

Some of their 5-year-olds have racked up an alarming number of absences. “We have some in the 20s since February,” says Principal Nick Radley, who facilitates these meetings.

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