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Dealing with Lousy Schools Is Really...Unpleasant

Lesli Maxwell has a revealing story in Ed Week pointing out that districts are reluctant to take aggressive steps when competing for School Improvement Grant dollars. This is a familiar story to anyone who's paid attention to NCLB-mandated restructuring, but it's important nonetheless. Also worth checking out is Mass Insight's Justin Cohen's deliciously acerbic take on the situation.

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