Wednesday, November 25, 2009

Reform Starts With a Wrecking Ball


“America’s most-famous superior urban schools are virtually always new starts rather than schools that were previously underperforming. Probably the most convincing argument for the fundamental difference between start-ups and turnarounds comes from those actually running high-performing high-poverty urban schools...

Seems as though the best way to get a high-performing school is to simply start from scratch. urban renewal, redefined.


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