Center on Education Policy Newsletter
Author(s): Caitlin Scott and Nancy Kober
Published: August 30, 2010
This report highlights the extent to which school districts have experience with implementing the four federally-mandated school reform models intended to improve the nation’s lowest performing 5% of schools. Approximately $3 billion was provided under the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act for grants to districts to carry out these models. As of last school year, fewer than 12% of the nation’s school districts had implemented any of the four reform models, and among these districts, there were varying degrees of success with the models.
Full Report (PDF format, 397 KB)
Appendices (PDF format, 109 KB)
Media Advisory (PDF format, 15.1 KB)