Staff culture and school transformation : enabling at a small school for equity

This study explores the cultural dynamics of a school that was created to provide a college preparatory and culturally responsive experience for students of color in an American city. While the school experienced much success in regards to college admission, the everyday culture of the school suffered the problems of and other large urban high school. The author reflects on what was done to address this issue and interviews faculty, staff, and administrators to ascertain the impact of school change efforts.