In this video, a panel organized by the Fordham Institute discusses why the vast majority of low-performing schools remain open—and remain low-performing—year after year.

Panelists included:

Jeanne Allen, President, The Center for Education Reform
Justin Cohen
, President, School Turnaround Group, Mass Insight Education
Elaine Weiss, National Coordinator, Broader Bolder Approach to Education
David Stuit
, Partner, Basis Policy Research, and author, Are Bad Schools Immortal?

Mike Petrilli moderated the discussion.

More information about the event, which took place on March 2, 2011, is available here.

Last updated April 1, 2011