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More Districts Try Innovation Schools

Prakken Publications

There is an ongoing debate in public education about the tension between choice and equity. Are Innovation Schools one way to strike a balance? Massachusetts Teacher Association (MTA) members and association leaders in some districts believe they are an exciting option, while others have their doubts. Innovation Schools are similar to Horace Mann Charter Schools and to Bostonís Pilot Schools, though there are differences in implementation. Innovation Schools have more flexibility and autonomy than most district schools with regard to curriculum, staffing, budget, scheduling, professional development, and district policies.

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