Study says mayoral takeover of schools doesn’t boost student achievement

Oct. 13, 2010
Two-year study of 9 education systems conducted by institute at Rutgers University

From Mayoral control, advocated by politicians pushing to overhaul underperforming school systems, fails to improve student achievement, according to a two-year study. The research, conducted by the Institute of Education Law and Policy at Rutgers University, looked at improvements in nine education systems where there were changes in how the schools.

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