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Published in Print: November 17, 2004, as School Reform Models

Table: School Reform Models

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For-profit companies run five of the top 15 comprehensive school reform programs.

Model Name Number of Schools Profit status
Success for All 453 nonprofit
Lightspan/Plato Learning 252 for-profit
Accelerated Schools 235 nonprofit
America's Choice 199 for-profit
Co-nect 168 nonprofit
Coalition of Essential Schools 165 nonprofit
High Schools That Work 156 nonprofit
Direct Instruction 148 for-profit
Effective Schools 139 for-profit
School Development Program 115 nonprofit
Ventures Initiative and Focus System 111 for-profit
Modern Red Schoolhouse 95 nonprofit
Core Knowledge 93 nonprofit
Expeditionary Learning Outward Bound 83 nonprofit
Reading Recovery 75 nonprofit

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