Achievement School District

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WJTV Jackson
JPS hopeful as district waits on decision about state takeoverpublic school in a district that is labeled an “F” for two consecutive school y
WJTV Jackson / Posted 4 hours ago
public school in a district that is labeled an “F” for two consecutive school years, could become part of the Mississippi Achievement School District. The State Board of Education is expected to approve final accountability letter grades for... Read more
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The News & Observer
Big money equals big influence in schoolslibertarian political philosophy part of the curricula. But if results matter,
The News & Observer / Posted yesterday
libertarian political philosophy part of the curricula. But if results matter, then consider that Tennessee installed an Achievement School District using the same model as North Carolina, and students have not performed better academically than... Read more
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Op-Ed News
Ultra-Conservative Oregon Mogul Funds Charter School Takeover District in North Carolina, by Diane Ravitchschools that the state is taking over are not F-rated. This experiment in priva
Op-Ed News / Posted 6 days ago
schools that the state is taking over are not F-rated. This experiment in privatization is modeled on Tennessee’s failed “Achievement School District,” which promised to turn the state’s lowest scoring schools into high scoring schools within five... Read more
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The Natchez Democrat
Some clarity on school takeovers in Mississippiif any schools meet this criterion for a second year indicating they are eligib
The Natchez Democrat / Posted 7 days ago
if any schools meet this criterion for a second year indicating they are eligible to be taken from NASD as part of the Achievement School District (designation from 2016 legislation that has been deferred until 2018) but still considered under... Read more
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The News & Observer
Group tied to rich donor who backed NC school takeover law now wants to run those schoolsaccording to Drew Elliot, a spokesman for the state Department of Public Instru
The News & Observer / Posted 7 days ago
according to Drew Elliot, a spokesman for the state Department of Public Instruction. In Tennessee, students in the Achievement School District that formed using the same model have not done better academically than students in comparable... Read more
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The News & Observer
A rich donor’s money backed NC’s charter takeover law, and his school network expandsboards will have until Feb. 1 to either transfer their schools to the program o
The News & Observer / Posted 9 days ago
boards will have until Feb. 1 to either transfer their schools to the program or close them. In Tennessee, students in the Achievement School District that formed using the same model have not done better academically than students in comparable... Read more
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The Daily Tar Heel
Believe in our public schoolsin the running to be taken over. The Innovative School District is largely sim
The Daily Tar Heel / Posted 12 days ago
in the running to be taken over. The Innovative School District is largely similar to (if not a carbon copy of) the Achievement School District that Tennessee began in 2011. That program has largely failed,with a 40 percent graduation rate... Read more
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The News & Observer
“Durham will fight” local schools’ possible state takeover, DPS leader vowslow-performance and not enough children are achieving academically,” Hall said.
The News & Observer / Posted 14 days ago
low-performance and not enough children are achieving academically,” Hall said. Critics of the ISD have likened it to the Achievement School District in Tennessee and similar programs in Detroit and New Orleans, which they contend have failed... Read more
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The News & Observer
This NC school system had a clear message to the state: back offus? Who knows what’s better for the community than the community?” The Innovat
The News & Observer / Posted 22 days ago
us? Who knows what’s better for the community than the community?” The Innovative School District, originally dubbed the Achievement School District, has been controversial from the start. Other states have adopted similar programs with mixed... Read more
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Chattanooga Times Free Press
Education department announces Hamilton County's Opportunity Zone leadership teamschools. The Partnership Zone was an alternative to a full state takeover of t
Chattanooga Times Free Press / Posted 22 days ago
schools. The Partnership Zone was an alternative to a full state takeover of the five schools, an option known as the Achievement School District. The intervention came after those schools posted little, if any, academic progress for more than... Read more
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The Chattanoogan
Wrong Never An Optionboth are wrong. Every member of the school board knows it. One choice is to tur
The Chattanoogan / Posted 24 days ago
both are wrong. Every member of the school board knows it. One choice is to turn five schools over to the state-operated Achievement School District (ASD) that is so noted for failure the state legislature will soon have no option but to unplug... Read more
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Chattanooga Times Free Press
Hamilton County school board votes to keep moving forward on Partnership Zone optionand District 3 board member Joe Smith were the two "no" votes. The state gave
Chattanooga Times Free Press / Posted 26 days ago
and District 3 board member Joe Smith were the two "no" votes. The state gave the district two options — a state-run Achievement School District or a shared governance with a proposed Partnership Zone — for intervention in the five schools... Read more
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The Chattanoogan
School Board Approves "Partnership" With State As "Lesser Of 2 Evils"board members said the only alternative was for the state to take over several
The Chattanoogan / Posted 26 days ago
board members said the only alternative was for the state to take over several low-performing schools under the Achievement School District in which the schools are "reconstituted." No board member spoke in favor of that. Chairman Steve... Read more
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The Chattanoogan
McQueen & Her TVAASschools in Hamilton County and, if the school board balks, she will add two mor
The Chattanoogan / Posted 27 days ago
schools in Hamilton County and, if the school board balks, she will add two more iZone schools to the list and her dreaded Achievement School District will totally operate all seven after dismissing every teacher. This pirate is not a nice woman.... Read more
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WREG-TV Memphis
Otis Sanford: Continuing graduation trend won’t be easy, but well worth the effortBartlett and Germantown`s Houston High. Shelby County Schools also posted a mod
WREG-TV Memphis / Posted 30 days ago
Bartlett and Germantown`s Houston High. Shelby County Schools also posted a modest increase for a rate of 79.6 percent. The Achievement School District, which consists of schools at the bottom in academic achievement, posted a 12 point jump from the... Read more
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The Chattanoogan
Tennessee High School Graduation Rate Reaches Highest Rate On Recordincreased its graduation rate by 0.4 percentage points to 83 percent, which is
The Chattanoogan / Posted 1 months ago
increased its graduation rate by 0.4 percentage points to 83 percent, which is a three-year high. Additionally, the Achievement School District (ASD) had the third largest gain of any district, up 12.8 percentage points. "This historic... Read more
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Chattanooga Times Free Press
Tennessee's high school graduation rate highest on recordstates. This year, graduation rates increased in nearly 56 percent of districts
Chattanooga Times Free Press / Posted 1 months ago
states. This year, graduation rates increased in nearly 56 percent of districts with high schools. Also, the state's Achievement School District had the third largest gain of any district, up 12.8 percentage points. This historic growth for... Read more
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WSMV Nashville
UK asks regulator to probe standards doubts over Fox-Sky bidDepartment of Education are at odds over whether or not the district should sha
WSMV Nashville / Posted 1 months ago
Department of Education are at odds over whether or not the district should share student contact information with the Achievement School District. The Metro Nashville School Board and the Tennessee Department of Education are at odds over... Read more
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WSMV Nashville
Pregnant teacher found dead; boyfriend charged with murderDepartment of Education are at odds over whether or not the district should sha
WSMV Nashville / Posted 1 months ago
Department of Education are at odds over whether or not the district should share student contact information with the Achievement School District. The Metro Nashville School Board and the Tennessee Department of Education are at odds over... Read more
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WSMV Nashville
Police investigating string of break-ins at Belle Meade businessesDepartment of Education are at odds over whether or not the district should sha
WSMV Nashville / Posted 1 months ago
Department of Education are at odds over whether or not the district should share student contact information with the Achievement School District. The Metro Nashville School Board and the Tennessee Department of Education are at odds over... Read more
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WSMV Nashville
Driver missing after fiery crash in East NashvilleDepartment of Education are at odds over whether or not the district should sha
WSMV Nashville / Posted 1 months ago
Department of Education are at odds over whether or not the district should share student contact information with the Achievement School District. The Metro Nashville School Board and the Tennessee Department of Education are at odds over... Read more
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WSMV Nashville
Police investigating fiery crash in East NashvilleDepartment of Education are at odds over whether or not the district should sha
WSMV Nashville / Posted 1 months ago
Department of Education are at odds over whether or not the district should share student contact information with the Achievement School District. The Metro Nashville School Board and the Tennessee Department of Education are at odds over... Read more
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WSMV Nashville
Teen injured after shots fired from car into Madison homeDepartment of Education are at odds over whether or not the district should sha
WSMV Nashville / Posted 1 months ago
Department of Education are at odds over whether or not the district should share student contact information with the Achievement School District. The Metro Nashville School Board and the Tennessee Department of Education are at odds over... Read more
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WSMV Nashville
Employees at Rite Aid on West End robbed at gunpointDepartment of Education are at odds over whether or not the district should sha
WSMV Nashville / Posted 1 months ago
Department of Education are at odds over whether or not the district should share student contact information with the Achievement School District. The Metro Nashville School Board and the Tennessee Department of Education are at odds over... Read more
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