Efficacy of School Closings, Education Town Hall, 1/10/13

Will closing schools help the DC Public School system? Have school closings helped other systems around the country? The answer, according to available information, from DCPS and other sources, appears to be: NO. Learn why.

Soumya Bhat, of the DC Fiscal Policy Institute, and Mary Levy, an independent consultant on school budgets, offered their research on these questions on the Jan 10 edition of The Education Town Hall.

Listen. Then add your thoughts and resources here.



Categories: DC-Area Education, equity in education, privatization of public schools, School Consolidation, Traditional Public Schools, Urban Education

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