Chalkbeat: This school turnaround model is spreading

 
 
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Chalkbeat: Is the turnaround model a better way to help struggling schools or just a new brand of takeover?

Some see the turnaround strategy as a more collaborative middle ground than a typical state takeover. Others, including some teachers unions, see a takeover in disguise, and say proponents downplay the importance of the elected board’s loss of control.

You can read more about state takeovers in Missouri in our piece on SLPS.