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Media Comment: The New York Times

In an article about school turnarounds and dropout prevention in the The New York Times, they noticed “Westinghouse High a school of 1,700 students in downtown Brooklyn, is taking a page from Japanese management techniques to improve student achievement…Supporters see it helping a generation of schoolchildren learn to think for themselves and work together-skills that economists say will be vital for successful workers…The process has led to a dramatic fall in the dropout rate from 12.9 percent to 2.1 percent…

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