When Mayors Take Charge

When Mayors Take Charge

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qAssesses the results of mayoral control nationwide, detailing the experience in three key cities: Boston and Chicago, the major prototypes for mayoral control, and Detroit, where mayoral control was not successful. Also provides the first in-depth examination of New York City, where the law installing mayoral control sunsets in 2009q--Provided by publisher.During those years, scores on the ITBS rose significantly, while the proportion of low-achieving students fell.51 However ... In 2000 only 20 percent of eighth- graders met its standards in math, for example, as compared with 45 percent on the ITBS.54 Nor do Chicago students fare ... when both were given, showed no clear trend overall, small increases in third grade, declines in fifth grade, and mixed resultsanbsp;...

Title:When Mayors Take Charge
Author:Joseph P. Viteritti
Publisher:Brookings Institution Press - 2009


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