Putting Education Reform To The Test

Federal School Improvement Program Gets Mixed Results

Two-thirds of schools which received federal School Improvement Grant money saw gains in reading or math, according to a federal analysis. But the results are very mixed, with many schools losing ground after receiving the money as well.

Two-thirds of chronically underperforming schools that tapped into a big new infusion of cash under the federal School Improvement Grant program made gains in math or reading, but another third saw student achievement decline in their first academic year, according to an analysis by the U.S. Department of Education.

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