Improvement of scores in districts under mayoral control

10/9/2002 | Times-Picayune (New Orleans), The

Only a handful of school districts are under mayoral control, but analysts indicate the model may show promise. These districts raised student achievement and recruited more nontraditional teachers, though opponents argued the districts become too focused on standardized test scores, and they have less experienced leaders.

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