Who's For, Against Letting Students Transfer To Better Schools
Let urban kids transfer out) -- and that NCLB's weak transfer provision should be beefed up to create more real opportunities. But NSBA president Norm Wooten says no -- transferring out is not popular with families and wastes school funds (here). Funny thing is, NSBA represents mostly districts that would be receiving students --and money--for transfers. Maybe they think this is a stalking horse for plans to abolish district boundaries entirely.
*Free Daily E-Mail Updates Now Available -- See The Yellow Box To The Right.*