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This policy brief on high school students' rising ACT scores was part of a larger 2000 publication, DO YOU KNOW THE GOOD NEWS ABOUT AMERICAN EDUCATION?
This policy brief on the increasing SAT scores of high school students was part of the larger 2000 publication, DO YOU KNOW THE GOOD NEWS ABOUT AMERICAN EDUCATION?
This policy brief on high school students taking more advanced placement courses was part of the larger 2000 publication, DO YOU KNOW THE GOOD NEWS ABOUT AMERICAN EDUCATION?
Why It Began and Why It's Still Needed - An overview of the historical role and the impact of the federal government in education.
Education and Social Promotion: What is the Debate?, by Angela R. Rudolph with Jack Jennings, is a background document for two conferences on social promotion that occurred in the suburbs of Chicago on May 3-4, 1999.
Summary: Illinois Social Promotion Conferences describes these meetings. The conferences were sponsored by the Center on Education Policy and the North Central Regional Educational Laboratory.
This is the report on a public form held in Pittsburgh in May 1999 on the effectiveness and need for change in the public schools.
In 1998, the Center on Education Policy released a series of one-page issue briefs highlighting aspects of public education where there have been positive trends in the preceding 20 years. These one-page publications were updated and compiled in 2000 for the Center's Do You Know the Good News About American Education? report.
A review of data showing the effects of using public funds to support private elementary and secondary schools in other industrialized countries.
This article on issues that promote better teaching appeared in the Spring 1999 issue of Education Statistics Quarterly.
A brief presentation and a pamphlet on the reasons public schools offer a good place for children to learn about diversity and how to live in social harmony.