Former CEO Arne Duncan often said that a key to creating the best urban school district in the country was to improve long-failing high schools. But Duncan’s broadest, most expensive effort, called High School Transformation, sputtered in implementation and has failed to spark significant improvement, according to an evaluation released Thursday. (Catalyst Notebook blog)
Friday, August 21, 2009
'Chicago high school reform a bust' --new study
Another day, another study, showing Duncan's "model" high school reform a bust. Gates pulls plug on more studies. Problem solved.