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Small Talk: NYC small schools come up short

October 23, 2007 pm31 1:37 pm

Mike Klonsky of Small Talk analyzes the latest pro-Gates/New York City small school study. Klonsky likes small schools (thus the name of his blog), and the study, by Policy Studies Associates (generally pro-Gates) is quite positive.

But Klonsky reads closely, and finds something wrong. One example: the study finds that the small schools have a higher graduation rate than the large schools. However, that 78% is nowhere near the 90-100% that small schools tend to manage elsewhere…

This is a detailed serious post. Take your time reading it.

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