Most states lacked expertise to improve worst schools
from The Washington Post
The Obama administration handed out more than $3 billion to the states and the District of Columbia to help them turn around their worst-performing schools as part of the federal stimulus spending that took place after the 2008 recession. But most states lacked the capacity to improve those schools, according to a new analysis by federal researchers. Although turning around the worst schools was a priority for nearly every state, most did not have the staff, technology and expertise to pull those schools out of the bottom rankings, according to a brief by the Institute of Education Sciences, the research arm of the U.S. Education Department.
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