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Document Number: 11051

Advancing Comprehensive Reform: Rethinking District Use of Title I Resources - Researchers looked at district-level responses to Massachusetts' February 2012 waiver from the No Child Left Behind Act, a waiver that included greater flexibility with Title I funds. Districts took the opportunity to support low-income students and turn around under-performing schools by extending instructional time through longer school days and years and summer programming. Also, they used new monies to hire data coaches to better identify low-performing students and schools or paid for teachers to learn data (Rennie Center, Winter,2013)...


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