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  • Obama pledges $900 million more to stem 'dropout crisis'

    Citing a high-school dropout crisis in America, Obama pledged an additional $900 million in school-improvement funds. That may mean more controversial school 'turnarounds,' like the one last week in which all the teachers at a low-performing Rhode Island school were fired.
    03/01/2010 06:09 pm

  • Why US high school reform efforts aren't working

    Despite a host of reform efforts, only half of low-income and minority students in US high schools graduate. Some programs are trying to change that.
    01/15/2010 01:59 pm

  • Chicago's mixed record on school reform

    Bush cites city's gains on sixth anniversary of No Child Left Behind. Critics see uneven results.
    01/09/2008 12:00 am

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