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Report Roundup

NCLB ‘Highly Qualified’ Rules for Teachers Seen as Ineffective:
“Implementing the No Child Left Behind Teacher Requirements” is available from the Center on Education Policy.

Computerized Tests:
“Problem-Solving in Technology-Rich Environments: A Report From the NAEP Technology-Based Assessment Project” is posted by the National Center for Education Statistics.

International Comparison:
“Comparative Indicators of Education in the United States and Other G-8 Countries: 2006” is available from the National Center for Education Statistics.

High School Graduation:
“Graduation Matters: Improving Accountability for High School Graduation” is posted by the Education Trust.

Graduation Predictors:
“What Matters for Staying On-Track and Graduating in Chicago Public High Schools” is posted by the Consortium on Chicago School Research.

School Lunches:
“2007 School Lunch Report Card” is published by the Physicians Committee for Responsible Medicine.

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Federal Reading Review Overlooks Popular Texts
“Beginning Reading” is posted by the What Works Clearinghouse.

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Poll Finds Rise in Unfavorable Views of NCLB
“The 39th Annual Phi Delta Kappa/Gallup Poll of the Public’s Attitudes Toward the Public Schools” is posted by Phi Delta Kappa International.

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Pittsburgh Building ‘Nation’ of 9th Graders
• Get more information about the Excel.9-12 program from the Pittsburgh Public Schools.
“What Matters for Staying On-Track and Graduating in Chicago Public Schools” is posted by the Consortium on Chicago School Research at the University of Chicago.

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