The Best Schools in the U.S.?

Head of the Class

19-10-2023 • 26 min

Last week, The New York Times published an interesting article, “Who Runs the Best U.S. Schools? It May Be the Defense Department.”

Author Sarah Mervosh, in a report from Fort Moore in Georgia, which is home to five of these schools, takes an in-depth look at how these schools perform.

These schools tend to perform higher than the national average: Department of Defense schools outscored every jurisdiction in math and reading last year. In this podcast, Kristi & Christina discuss some of the factors that may contribute to this performance, as the first of our "food for thought" podcasts.


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