Published Online: April 3, 2007
Published in Print: April 4, 2007, as Four Mass. Schools to Become 'Pilots'

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Four Mass. Schools to Become 'Pilots'

The Massachusetts state board of education has granted four low-performing schools’ requests for the type of autonomy typically enjoyed by charter schools. In a unanimous vote March 28, the board approved the schools’ turnaround plans. It will work with them to refine the plans until they reopen as “commonwealth pilot schools” in September. ("Easing Rules Over Schools Gains Favor," March 21, 2007.)

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