News in Brief
House Panel to Examine Turnaround Firms
U.S. Rep. George Miller, D-Calif., announced last week that the House Education and Labor Committee will hold hearings to review companies selected to help school districts turn around low-performing schools using federal funds. The announcement by Mr. Miller, the committee’s chairman, comes in the wake of recent news reports that some states have given approval to companies that have no experience improving schools.
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