Failure Factories

Number 27121
Subject Schools
Source Tampa Bay Times
State Florida
Year 2015
Publication Date 8/12/2015, 8/14/2015, 8/21/2015, 9/1/2015
Summary On Dec. 18, 2007, the Pinellas County School Board abandoned integration. They justified the vote with bold promises: Schools in poor, black neighborhoods would get more money, more staff, more resources. They delivered none of that. This is the story of how district leaders turned five once-average schools into Failure Factories.
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Keywords education; race; school board; standardized testing; Philip Meyer entry
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