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Table 1.4. Types of school sanctions, by state: 201112
 
State School closure Reconstitution1 Conversion of
school into a
charter school
Permitting
student
transfers
Turning school
over to private
management
Withholding
funds
United States2 18 30 18 16 22 6
             
Alabama No Yes No Yes Yes No
Alaska No No No No No No
Arizona No Yes No No Yes Yes
Arkansas Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes No
California Yes Yes Yes No Yes No
             
Colorado Yes Yes Yes No Yes No
Connecticut No No No No No No
Delaware Yes Yes Yes No Yes No
District of Columbia No No No No No No
Florida Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes No
             
Georgia No Yes Yes Yes Yes No
Hawaii No Yes Yes Yes Yes No
Idaho No Yes Yes Yes Yes No
Illinois Yes Yes Yes No Yes Yes
Indiana Yes Yes No Yes Yes No
             
Iowa No No No No No No
Kansas No No No No No No
Kentucky Yes Yes No No Yes No
Louisiana Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes
Maine No No No No No No
             
Maryland Yes Yes Yes No Yes Yes
Massachusetts No Yes No No Yes No
Michigan Yes Yes No Yes No No
Minnesota No No No No No No
Mississippi No Yes Yes No No No
             
Missouri No No No No No No
Montana No No No No No No
Nebraska No No No No No No
Nevada No No No No No No
New Hampshire No No No No No No
             
New Jersey No No No No No No
New Mexico Yes Yes Yes Yes No No
New York Yes Yes Yes No Yes No
North Carolina No Yes No No No No
North Dakota No No No No No No
             
Ohio No Yes Yes Yes Yes No
Oklahoma Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes
Oregon No No No No No No
Pennsylvania No No No No No No
Rhode Island Yes Yes Yes No Yes Yes
             
South Carolina No Yes No No No No
South Dakota No No No No No No
Tennessee No Yes Yes Yes Yes No
Texas Yes Yes No Yes Yes No
Utah No No No No No No
             
Vermont Yes No No No No No
Virginia Yes Yes No No No No
Washington No No No No No No
West Virginia No Yes No Yes No No
Wisconsin No No No No No No
Wyoming No Yes No Yes No No
1 Reconstitution involves removing or releasing some or all teachers and/or administrators in a school or requiring all school staff to reapply for their positions in low-performing schools.
2 National total reflects the number of "Yes" responses for each column.
SOURCE: Education Counts, Education Week, retrieved January 17, 2012 from http://www.edweek.org/rc/2007/06/07/edcounts.html. Data Source

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