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Alfred G. Zanetti School Springfield, Massachusetts

Research Description

  • Until 1999, the school had low-test scores, high absenteeism and a student turnover rate of almost 50% a year
  • Converted to Montessori
  • “Assessments all the way down to the youngest classrooms, exhibit a record of success.”
  • Turnover rate now 5%

Source: Public School Stakes Its Future on the Montessori Way, New York Times, 2 February 2005

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