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Higher Learning = Higher Earnings

Author(s): Diane Stark Rentner and Nancy Kober
Published: October 1, 2001

A student's guide to choosing the type of postsecondary school or college to suit their career and earnings goals.

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Full Report (PDF format, 619 KB) * Direct link: http://www.cep-dc.org/cfcontent_file.cfm?Attachment=StarkRenter%26Kober%5FReport%5FHigherLearningHigherEarnings%5F100101%2Epdf

It Takes More Than Testing: Closing the Achievement Gap

Author(s): Nancy Kober
Published: August 1, 2001

This report summarizes the research on the achievement gap between white students and black and Hispanic students; highlights possible remedies for the gap; and suggests an approach that policymakers can use to weigh the various proposals for closing the gap.

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Report (PDF format, 939 KB) * Direct link: http://www.cep-dc.org/cfcontent_file.cfm?Attachment=Kober%5FClosingAchievementGap%5F080101%2Epdf

2001 Senate Report Cards on Congressional Action on Education Legislation

Author(s): Diane Stark Rentner
Published: June 1, 2001

Report Cards on Congressional Action on Education Legislation (2001) Does the Senate Make the Grade? - This brief overview shows the positive and negative "grades" for the Senate on education legislation.

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Senate Report Card (2001) (PDF format, 154 KB) * Direct link: http://www.cep-dc.org/cfcontent_file.cfm?Attachment=SenateReportCard%5F060101%2Epdf

2001 House Report Cards on Congressional Action on Education Legislation

Author(s): Diane Stark Rentner
Published: May 1, 2001

Report Cards on Congressional Action on Education Legislation (2001) Does the House Make the Grade? - This brief overview shows the positive and negative "grades" for the House of Representatives on education legislation.

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House Report Card (2001) (PDF format, 154 KB) * Direct link: http://www.cep-dc.org/cfcontent_file.cfm?Attachment=HouseReportCard%5F050101%2Epdf

The Future of the Federal Role in Elementary and Secondary Education

Author(s): CEP
Published: February 1, 2001

This collection of invited papers presented at the December 2000 conference discuss the history of, present problems and strengths with, and possible future direction of the federal role in elementary and secondary education.

Presented Papers:

"An Education Agenda for the Congress and New Administration" by Jack Jennings

"Federal Aid to Education Since World War II-Purpose and Politics" by Carl F. Kaestle

"New Federal Roles in Education" by Richard Rothstein

"Rethinking the Federal Role in Elementary and Secondary Education" by Paul T. Hill

"The Federal Role in Standards-Based Reform" by Margaret E. Goertz

"The Elementary and Secondary Education Act and Standards-Based Reform" by Paul E. Barton

"Refashioning the Federal Role in Education--Keep it Focused-Keep It Simple" by Elizabeth Pinkerton

"Title I--Politics, Poverty, Knowledge" by David K. Cohen & Susan L. Moffitt

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Introduction (PDF format, 34.8 KB) * Direct link: http://www.cep-dc.org/cfcontent_file.cfm?Attachment=CEP%5FIntro%5FFutureFedRole%5F020101%2Epdf
Full Report (PDF format, 772 KB) * Direct link: http://www.cep-dc.org/cfcontent_file.cfm?Attachment=CEP%5FReport%5FFutureFedRole%5F020101%2Epdf
Jennings Article (PDF format, 35.3 KB) * Direct link: http://www.cep-dc.org/cfcontent_file.cfm?Attachment=Jennings%5FArticle%5FFutureFedRole%5F020101%2Epdf
Kaestle Article (PDF format, 108 KB) * Direct link: http://www.cep-dc.org/cfcontent_file.cfm?Attachment=Kaestle%5FArticle%5FFutureFedRole%5F020101%2Epdf
Rothstein Article (PDF format, 33.5 KB) * Direct link: http://www.cep-dc.org/cfcontent_file.cfm?Attachment=Rothstein%5FArticle%5FFutureFedRole%5F020101%2Epdf
Hill Article (PDF format, 27.9 KB) * Direct link: http://www.cep-dc.org/cfcontent_file.cfm?Attachment=Hill%5FArticle%5FFutureFedRole%5F020101%2Epdf
Goertz Article (PDF format, 39.6 KB) * Direct link: http://www.cep-dc.org/cfcontent_file.cfm?Attachment=Goertz%5FArticle%5FFutureFedRole%5F020101%2Epdf
Barton Article (PDF format, 32.9 KB) * Direct link: http://www.cep-dc.org/cfcontent_file.cfm?Attachment=Barton%5FArticle%5FFutureFedRole%5F020101%2Epdf
Pinkerton Article (PDF format, 35.7 KB) * Direct link: http://www.cep-dc.org/cfcontent_file.cfm?Attachment=Pinkerton%5FArticle%5FFutureFedRole%5F020101%2Epdf
Cohen & Moffit Article (PDF format, 137 KB) * Direct link: http://www.cep-dc.org/cfcontent_file.cfm?Attachment=CohenMoffitt%5FArticle%5FFutureFedRole%5F020101%2Epdf
Appendix A--Participants (PDF format, 14.8 KB) * Direct link: http://www.cep-dc.org/cfcontent_file.cfm?Attachment=AppendixA%5FListofParticipants%5FFutureFedRole%2Epdf
Appendix B--Biographies of the Authors (PDF format, 13.8 KB) * Direct link: http://www.cep-dc.org/cfcontent_file.cfm?Attachment=AppendixB%5FAuthorBiographies%5FFutureFedRole%2Epdf

Defining Adequate Yearly Progress: Strengthening Responsibility for Results Without Toppling State Accountability Systems

Author(s): Mary Jean LeTendre
Published: January 1, 2001

This report, requested by CEP, was written to assist the House and Senate in designing the adequate yearly progress provisions for the No Child Left Behind Act.

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Full Report (PDF format, 52.9 KB) * Direct link: http://www.cep-dc.org/cfcontent_file.cfm?Attachment=LeTendre%5FReport%5F010101%2Epdf
Summary (PDF format, 5.10 KB) * Direct link: http://www.cep-dc.org/cfcontent_file.cfm?Attachment=LeTendre%5FSummary%5F010101%2Epdf
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