Others will know better whether or how many times small school conversions in Chicago have failed and a school's actually had to go back to being big and comprehensive -- I'm pretty sure it's happened before but don't know how many times (Mike?) -- but in any case this debacle in Denver is illuminating and cautionary:
impending closure of the Manual Education Complex in Denver is sparking
a conversation about what can be learned from the experience at a time
when the nation has pinned high hopes on improving secondary schools by
turning them into smaller, more personalized environments.
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