Denver students from closed schools are performing better in new setting

Sept. 25, 2009
Analysis shows students who moved to new schools have boosted their test scores

From The Denver Post: Students from schools in Denver that were closed two years ago in a reform effort are performing better academically in their new schools. In 2007, Denver Public Schools shut down eight elementary schools and announced the revamping of programs at five schools in a sweeping reform meant to reduce facility costs and improve student achievement. The analysis of individual student scores from the 2008-09 Colorado Student Assessment Program shows that, at least initially, the effort is working.

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