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Equity & Diversity Opinion

School Transformation ... and Boys

By Richard Whitmire — June 23, 2010 1 min read
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Overall student gains in New York’s large-scale experiment to transform failing urban schools hold up for minority boys as well, according to this MDRC report.

New York holds a leading edge in the experiment to build “portfolio” public schools of choice. Washington DC, under Michelle Rhee’s leadership, is headed in the same direction.

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