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A Sobering Study on the Pace of Innovation and Reform in Public Schools
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A study by the Rand Corporation describes the gap between good ideas in education and making them happen. The report highlights the many problems faced by public schools in undertaking change. The authors conclude that comprehensive school reform can be expected to have little effect on student achievement at the current rate of implementation.