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Four Mass. Schools to Become ‘Pilots’

By Catherine Gewertz — April 03, 2007 1 min read

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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A version of this article appeared in the April 04, 2007 edition of Education Week