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In Blow to Bloomberg, City Must Keep 19 Failing Schools Open
07/02/10 | The New York Times

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The Turnaround Fallacy
Winter 2010 | Education Next

A state court has ruled that New York City’s plan to close 19 schools for poor performance is illegal because the public was not given enough information about the ramifications of the closings. In an article that appeared in the Winter 2010 issue of Ed Next, Andy Smarick argued that school districts should close persistently failing schools rather than trying to fix them.

Last updated July 2, 2010