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The $7 Billion School Improvement Grant Program: Greatest Failure in the History of the U.S. Department of Education?

Education Next – Andy Smarick

“The final IES report on the School Improvement Grant program is devastating to Arne Duncan’s and the Obama administration’s education legacy. A major evaluation commissioned by the U.S. Department of Education and conducted by two highly respected research institutions delivered a crushing verdict: The program failed and failed badly. (The Washington Post’s article by Emma Brown does an exceptional job recounting the administration’s $7 billion folly.) Despite its gargantuan price tag, SIG generated no academic gains for the students it was meant to help.”(more)

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