Chat: Using Stimulus Aid to Turn Around Low-Achieving Schools
Thursday, Dec. 10, 2009, 2 p.m. Eastern time
Turning around the nation’s lowest-achieving schools is a top priority for President Barack Obama and Education Secretary Arne Duncan. To that end, $3 billion in Title I school improvement funding has been set aside for that purpose, and states are being urged to develop turnaround plans as part of their applications for the $4 billion Race to the Top Fund. Our guests explored promising strategies for using that money to achieve maximum impact.
• Stimulus Rules on 'Turnarounds' Shift (December 2, 2009)
Robert Balfanz, a co-director of the Everyone Graduates Center and a research scientist at the Center for Social Organization of Schools, Johns Hopkins University in Baltimore
Scott Gordon, Chief Executive Officer for Mastery Charter Schools, a charter-management organization based in Philadelphia
Lesli A. Maxwell, staff writer, Education Week, moderated this chat.
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