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