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Teacher Rachael Cordeiro assists students Haylen Irvan, 8, left, and Suzette Sanchez, 9, right, through a math exercise in her third grade classroom at Parkside Elementary School on Friday, January 18, 2013 in Naples, Fla. In the fall, principal Tammie Stewart joined Parkside Elementary and embraced the objective to improve the school, which for years has scored at the bottom of the district's 48 schools in state accountability measures. Stewart says the results have been positive. 'We are working really hard to raise academic achievement,' Stewart said.

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Dania Maxwell/Staff Teacher Rachael Cordeiro assists students Haylen Irvan, 8, left, and Suzette Sanchez, 9, right, through a math exercise in her third grade classroom at Parkside Elementary School on Friday, January 18, 2013 in Naples, Fla. In the fall, principal Tammie Stewart joined Parkside Elementary and embraced the objective to improve the school, which for years has scored at the bottom of the district's 48 schools in state accountability measures. Stewart says the results have been positive. "We are working really hard to raise academic achievement," Stewart said.

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