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Study: Closing Schools Doesn't Increase Test Scores

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'But a  new study  found that closing schools where students achieve low test scores doesn’t end up helping them learn. Moreover, such closures disproportionately affect students of color.The greed-is-great corporate reform movement to replace the public sector, including the traditional public schools, with for-profit corporate schools has FAILED while destroying one of the best public school systems in the world that other countries once studied and copied. In other words, the 'Make America' slogan that Trump used was working hard decades ago to Make America White and Poor Again. What’s surprising, however, is who conducted the study - corporate education reform cheerleaders, the Center for Research on EDucation Outcomes (CREDO). If THEY can't find evidence supporting their own policies, no one can!'

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I began teaching in 1963,; Ba and BS in Education -Brooklyn College. I have the equivalent of 2 additional Master's, mainly in Literacy Studies and Graphic Design. I was the only seventh grade teacher of English from 1990 -1999 at East Side (more...)
 

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