ERIC Number: EJ653610
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2002
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Do School District Takeovers Work? Assessing the Effectiveness of City and State Takeovers as a School Reform Strategy.
Wong, Kenneth K.; Shen, Francis X.
State Education Standard, v3 n2 p19-23 Spr 2002
Evaluates the effectiveness of city and state takeovers of school districts to bring about school reform. Finds, for example, that city takeovers are linked to increases in student achievement in elementary schools and that when state takeovers produce administrative and political turmoil, student achievement suffers. (Contains 15 references.) (PKP)
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Research
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