The Great School Turnaround

President Barack Obama didn't fix failing schools even with billions of dollars, can President Donald Trump?

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Media Outlet: U.S. News & World Report

Melissa Tooley was quoted by U.S. News & World Report regarding the Trump administration's approach to turning around failing schools:

"I don't think the Trump administration's preferred approach is to fix failing schools as much as they want to help students in failing schools," says Melissa Tooley, education policy expert at New America. "These are two different sides of the same coin."

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Melissa Tooley is the director of Educator Quality with New America's Education Policy program. She is a member of the PreK-12 team, where she provides research and analysis on PreK-12 policies and practices that impact teaching quality and school leadership.