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Document Number: 10588

Turning Around the Lowest-Performing Schools - Under No Child Left Behind all schools labeled "failing" had to follow the same corrective rules, but ESEA flexibility allows states to craft their own interventions. States are creating tiered systems that allow the most intense interventions at the lowest-performing levels. Tennessee, for example, has grouped its lowest-performing schools into a district that will be run by the state. (U.S. Department of Education, December 2012)...

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