Adams has closed schools, replaced leaders

“Since taking over here, Mr. Adams has lifted the high-school graduation rate by 18 percentage points and eliminated $25 million in debt. Attendance is up and misbehavior is down. State test scores are still painfully low—about three-quarters of elementary-school students can’t read or do math at grade level—but the progress on tests was enough to persuade state officials last month to grant the district provisional accreditation.”

Bigger Pie Forum
11/28/12