12/10/2010

Many officials are willing to replace principals -- and half or more of a school's faculty -- to improve a struggling school, according to federal data that show about 150 schools have done so since federal school-improvement grants funded by the stimulus became available. Schools receive federal aid for replacing most staff, shutting down the school, replacing the principal or turning operations over to a charter. Various federally funded school-improvement efforts are under way in 730 schools nationwide.

Related Summaries