5/12/2009

President Barack Obama is proposing to close 5,000 of the most underperforming schools during the next five years, clean house and reopen them. "If we turn around just the bottom 1%, the bottom thousand schools per year for the next five years, we could really move the needle, lift the bottom and change the lives of tens of millions of underserved children," said U.S. Secretary of Education Arne Duncan.

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