Putting Education Reform To The Test

Why The Federal School Improvement Program Is A Disappointment

A counterpoint to the previous post: Andy Smarick argues the early gains are minimal, and will be difficult to maintain based on his experience. Turnaround projects don’t work, he argues. Bad schools should be closed.

The headline is simple: The feds spent several BILLION dollars and got terribly disappointing results—but, tragically, the results are predictable to anyone familiar with the history of “turnarounds.”

Read more at: www.edexcellence.net

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