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In the News: Principal Randolph turning Leesburg High around

The list of problems facing Leesburg High School was seemingly endless.


Low test scores.


Poor attendance.


And perhaps worst of all, a declining graduation rate.


Michael Randolph stepped right into the middle of that mess a year ago when he took over as Leesburg’s principal, bringing with him a vision of how to turn the school around.


A year in, Randolph is already seeing signs that the school is on the right path. Randolph oversaw improvement in all three problem areas with the school’s overall score going up, truancy declining and the graduation rate improving.


And, Randolph said, this is just the beginning.



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