Tuesday, March 6, 2007

Mayoral control: does it make a difference?

The Council of Great City Schools completed a study of the performance of cities with mayoral control compared to cities without mayoral control. The study compares NAEP scores between the two sets of cities. Turns out there is very little difference, though cities without mayoral control did slightly better on average.

Read it for yourself: http://www.cgcs.org/pdfs/DC_Analysis.pdf

Diane Ravitch

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