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Center on Education Policy Publications

Did You Know? ACT Scores Are Rising

Author(s): Diane Stark Rentner
Published: December 1, 1999

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?

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Policy Brief (PDF format, 24.4 KB) * Direct link: http://www.cep-dc.org/cfcontent_file.cfm?Attachment=StarkRentner%5FACTscoresRising%5F120199%2Epdf

Did You Know? SAT Scores Are Rising

Author(s): Diane Stark Rentner
Published: December 1, 1999

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?

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Policy Brief (PDF format, 23.7 KB) * Direct link: http://www.cep-dc.org/cfcontent_file.cfm?Attachment=StarkRentner%5FSATs%5F120199%2Epdf

Did You Know? Students Are Taking More AP Exams

Author(s): Diane Stark Rentner
Published: December 1, 1999

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?

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Policy Brief (PDF format, 23.5 KB) * Direct link: http://www.cep-dc.org/cfcontent_file.cfm?Attachment=StarkRentner%5FAPExams%5F120199%2Epdf

A Brief History of the Federal Role in Education

Author(s): Diane Stark Rentner
Published: October 1, 1999

Why It Began and Why It's Still Needed - An overview of the historical role and the impact of the federal government in education.

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Full Report (PDF format, 296 KB) * Direct link: http://www.cep-dc.org/cfcontent_file.cfm?Attachment=Stark%2DRentner%5FBriefHistoryFedRoleEd%5F100199%2Epdf

Education and Social Promotion: What is the Debate?

Author(s): Angela R. Rudolph with Jack Jennings
Published: May 3, 1999

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.

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Full Report (PDF format, 34.3 KB) * Direct link: http://www.cep-dc.org/cfcontent_file.cfm?Attachment=educationsocialpromotionwhatdebate%2Epdf
Summary (PDF format, 86.4 KB) * Direct link: http://www.cep-dc.org/cfcontent_file.cfm?Attachment=socialpromotionsummary%2Epdf

Pittsburgh Forum on Public Schools: A Community Forum on Public Education

Author(s): CEP
Published: May 2, 1999

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.

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Forum Summary (PDF format, 73.3 KB) * Direct link: http://www.cep-dc.org/cfcontent_file.cfm?Attachment=CEP%5FForumSummary%5FPittsburghPS%2Epdf

Did You Know? School Crime is Decreasing

Author(s): Diane Stark Rentner
Published: May 2, 1999

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.

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Policy Brief (PDF format, 24.4 KB) * Direct link: http://www.cep-dc.org/cfcontent_file.cfm?Attachment=StarkRenter%5FSchoolCrimeDecreasing%5F050299%2Epdf

Lessons From Other Countries About Private School Aid: Higher Public Funding for Private Schools Usually Means More Government Regulation

Author(s): Nancy Kober
Published: May 1, 1999

A review of data showing the effects of using public funds to support private elementary and secondary schools in other industrialized countries.

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Full Report (PDF format, 387 KB) * Direct link: http://www.cep-dc.org/cfcontent_file.cfm?Attachment=Kober%5FReport%5FLessonsOtherCountries%5F050199%2Epdf

Better Policies Leading to Improved Teaching

Author(s): Jack Jennings
Published: April 1, 1999

This article on issues that promote better teaching appeared in the Spring 1999 issue of Education Statistics Quarterly.

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Article (PDF format, 114 KB) * Direct link: http://www.cep-dc.org/cfcontent_file.cfm?Attachment=Jennings%5FBetterQualitySchools%5F040199%2Epdf

Public Schools: A Place Where Children Can Learn to Get Along with Others in a Diverse Society

Author(s): Diane Stark Rentner
Published: January 6, 1999

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.

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Full Report (PDF format, 48.9 KB) * Direct link: http://www.cep-dc.org/cfcontent_file.cfm?Attachment=StarkRentner%5FReport%5FPublicSchoolsDiverse%5F010699%2Epdf
Pamphlet (PDF format, 48.9 KB) * Direct link: http://www.cep-dc.org/cfcontent_file.cfm?Attachment=StarkRentner%5FPamphlet%5FPublicSchoolsDiverse%5F010199%2Epdf
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