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Document Number: 5425

Closing Low-Performing Schools and Reopening Them as Charter Schools: The Role of the State MS Word PDF - This paper suggests that states consider incorporating into their broader restructuring efforts an option that allows policymakers and administrators selectively and wisely to close down chronically low-performing schools and reopen them as charter schools. It explores the challenges and potential benefits of this option, as well as the roles that states can play in its implementation. (Todd Ziebarth, Education Commission of the States, September 2004)...
Author: Todd Ziebarth
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Publisher: ECS


Related Issues

Accountability
Choice of Schools--Charter Schools
No Child Left Behind
Accountability--Sanctions/Interventions

 
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