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Document Number: 2603

Contracting as a Mechanism for Managing Education Services - Management issues raised by contracts between for-profit firms and school districts, as well as key features of these contracts are the focus of this brief. The author concludes that it is too early to determine whether or not contracting out regular education services has been or will be successful in reaching the goal of greater student achievement. (Jane Hannaway, CPRE Policy Briefs, University of Pennsylvania, November 1999)...


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