http://www.edweek.org/ew/ewstory.cfm?slug=04dangerous.h23 Localities are using widely differing definitions of "persistently dangerous" schools under a new federal law. Philadelphia lists 28 such schools, more than the rest of the nation combined, Education Week reports. No such schools were identified in places like Los Angeles, Detroit, Miami and Chicago. Across the nation, only 54 schools were identified persistently dangerous by states, which use their own criteria under the federal No Child Left Behind Act. Students in the identified schools must . . .
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