Is mayoral control an effective way to improve struggling schools?

08/16/2010 | Wall Street Journal, The

Efforts are under way in a number of cities to improve underperforming or struggling schools by implementing mayoral control of school districts. However, results of mayoral-control initiatives -- though largely supported by national education leaders -- have been mixed, and critics say the initiatives usurp the power of voters.

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