The schools have been evaluated on a set of criteria including low math and English scores and the number of students failing to graduate.
March 10, 2010 – Education Week
The U.S. Department of Justice has opened an investigation into whether a Massachusetts special-needs school violates federal disability laws by disciplining students with electric-shock therapy.
March 3, 2010 – Education Week
The multistate effort seeks to remove the barriers that have hindered previous attempts to turn around low-performing schools.
February 3, 2010 – Education Week
Each will receive $50,000 from the governors’ group to help find ways to keep students in school and bring back those who left.
January 5, 2010 – Education Week
A new report documents growth in "practice-based" teacher education programs in Massachusetts and makes recommendations on next steps to support them.
December 2, 2009 – Education Week
U.S. Department of Education officials are starting to gather input on how best to leverage $350 million in stimulus money for the effort.
November 18, 2009 – Education Week
Over the 2004-05 school year, more than 90,000 students from six states repeated 9th grade, according to a new report that is aimed at getting a statistical handle on what researchers call the "9th grade bulge."
November 11, 2009 – Education Week
Schooling figures in key mayoral, gubernatorial races around the country, even without the benefit of a national election.
October 28, 2009 – Education Week

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