Education leaders throughout the country are working to identify successful strategies for turning persistently low performing schools into successful schools. One strategy undertaken in Louisiana, Michigan, and Tennessee is the creation of a unique school district for the most academically distressed schools. In this brief, we review the programs in other states and examine House Bill 1733, which proposes the creation of such a district in Arkansas for schools or districts in academic distress
McKenzie, Sarah C. and Ritter, Gary W., "Creation of the Achievement School District: House Bill 1733" (2015). Policy Briefs. 24.