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Document Number: 4952

External Support to Schools on Probation: Getting a Leg Up? - This report is based on a two-year study of the design and implementation of the school probation policy in Chicago's elementary schools. The authors found the external support provided to schools is too fragmentary and weak to change instruction, but this support may improve other aspects. The weaknesses appear attributable to both implementation and design issues. (Kara Finnigan and Jennifer O'Day, Consortium for Policy Research in Education, July 2003)...

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