Small Schools Go Big (Urban Schools):
By all accounts, starting even one good small school is ridiculously hard work, even with Gates money behind you. Making it successful and long-lived requires a miracle of good planning and better luck. So this can't be good, everyone jumping on the small schools bandwagon: L.A. to Break All Secondary Schools Into Smaller Units (Education Week), Can small schools make a big difference? (CNN.com), Small is beautiful (New York Times/Associated Press), Seeking Big Results in Smaller Schools (Ledger), Small high schools en vogue (Washington Times). See below for more Urban Schools.