D.C. Schools Chancellor Michelle Rhee says it likely will take several years to overhaul the city's academically troubled schools.
Twenty-seven schools must be reorganized because students have failed to make adequate progress on standardized tests required by the federal No Child Left Behind law.
Rhee says she plans to select a reform option for each school by the middle of next month. But she cautions that those reforms will mark the beginning of a long process.
Wednesday, April 23, 2008
School overhaul will take years
Chancellor Rhee states the obvious when she says that the turnaround of the District's public school system may take years.