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Federal Path for Reading Questioned

"Reading First Impact Study Final Report" is by the Institute for Education Sciences.

Grants in NCLB to Aid Teaching Under Scrutiny

"Title 2.0: Revamping the Federal Role in Education Human Capital" is by Education Sector.


Study Links Teacher Attributes to Effectiveness

"Can You Recognize an Effective Teacher When You Recruit One?"Requires Adobe Acrobat Reader is by the Nation Bureau of Economic Research.

National Testing

"Measuring the Status and Change of NAEP State Inclusion Rates for Students with Disabilities" is by the Institute for Education Sciences.

Charter Leadership

"Improving Charter School Leadership" is from the National Governors Association.

Collective Bargaining

"Arguments and Evidence: The Debate Over Collective Bargaining’s Role in Public Education"Requires Adobe Acrobat Reader is by the Center for Evaluation & Education Policy at Indiana University.

Data-Driven Instruction

"Acting on Data: How Urban High Schools Use Data to Improve Instruction"Requires Adobe Acrobat Reader is by the NewSchools Venture Fund.

Data Quality

"Measuring What Matters: Creating Longitudinal Data Systems to Improve Student Achievement—Phase 1 Three-Year Report 2008" is by the Data Quality Campaign.

School Choice

"In Need of Improvement: Revising NCLB’s School Choice Provision" is from Education Sector.


Business Lessons Guide Training for Charter Leaders

The Center for School Change is a part of the University of Minnesota.


Nations' Broken Vows Slow Education Goals, UNESCO Reports

"Education for All Global Monitoring Report 2009" is from the United Nations Educational, Scientific, and Cultural Organization (UNESCO).


'What Works' Process for Assessing Studies Called Valid

"Report of the What Works Clearinghouse Expert Panel"Requires Adobe Acrobat Reader is available on the Institute for Education Sciences' Web site.

Institute of Education Sciences' Board Calls Agency's Past 5 Years a Success

"National Board for Education Sciences 5-Year Report, 2003 Through 2008" is on the Institute for Education Sciences' Web site.

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