St. Louis's Private School Management Experiment
By Kevin Lavery, KWMU
St. Louis, MO – KWMU's Kevin Lavery reports for NPR's All Things Considered about the St Louis school board's decision last year to hire a corporate turnaround firm to run its troubled school system.
Lay-offs and school closings followed along amid community uproar. But other cities may now want to do the same.
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