This report from the Council of Chief State School Officers (CCSSO) highlights the importance of state support to help low-performing schools and districts. The report provides examples of five states--Illinois, Louisiana, Maryland, New York, and Texas--that are using different strategies to facilitate ongoing reform efforts. The report describes key aspects of reform including: state assessment and accountability systems, identification of low-performing schools, funding resources, and technical assistance.
State Support to Low-Performing Schools
CCRS Center Publication
Council of Chief State School Officers