Stat of the Week — December 28, 2005

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Twenty-nine states currently have policies in place to sanction low-performing schools. Reconstitution, which can involve the removal or re-evaluation of school staff, is the most common sanction included in state accountability systems. In comparison, 17 states have programs in place to reward successful or high-performing schools with extra funds.

To find out more about accountability in the 50 states and the District of Columbia, access the Education Counts database.


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