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Preserving Principles of Public Education in an Online World

Author(s): Kathleen Fulton, Nancy Kober and CEP
Published: November 1, 2002

Report, Highlights and Meeting Summary on the 2002 CEP conference on virtual schools and the impact of online education in the public education sector.

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Full Report (PDF format, 330 KB) * Direct link: http://www.cep-dc.org/cfcontent_file.cfm?Attachment=CEP%5FFullReport%5FPreservingPrinciplesOnlineWorld%5F110102%2Epdf
Report Highlights (PDF format, 167 KB) * Direct link: http://www.cep-dc.org/cfcontent_file.cfm?Attachment=CEP%5FReportSummary%5FPreservingPrinciplesOnlineWorld%5F110102%2Epdf
Meeting Summary (PDF format, 163 KB) * Direct link: http://www.cep-dc.org/cfcontent_file.cfm?Attachment=CEP%5FMeeting%5FVirtualSchoolTranscript%5F041902%2Epdf

TestTalk for Leaders-Issue 2: What Tests Can and Cannot Tell Us

Author(s): Nancy Kober
Published: October 1, 2002

Issue 2: What Tests Can and Cannot Tell Us - A brief overview of the pluses and minuses of standardized testing.

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Issue 2 (PDF format, 250 KB) * Direct link: http://www.cep-dc.org/cfcontent_file.cfm?Attachment=CEPTestTalk2%5F100102%2Epdf

A New Federal Role in Education

Author(s): Jack Jennings, Diane Stark Rentner, Nancy Kober
Published: September 1, 2002

This offers a brief overview of the provisions in the No Child Left Behind Act.

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Full Report (PDF format, 139 KB) * Direct link: http://www.cep-dc.org/cfcontent_file.cfm?Attachment=JenningsStarkRentnerKober%5FReport%5FNewFedRole%5F090102%2Epdf

Knocking on Your Door

Author(s): Jack Jennings
Published: September 1, 2002

This article reprinted from the "American School Board Journal" describes the immediate and long term impact of the implementation of the No Child Left Behind Act.

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Article (PDF format, 148 KB) * Direct link: http://www.cep-dc.org/cfcontent_file.cfm?Attachment=Jennings%5FKnockingOnYourDoor%5F090102%2Epdf

State High School Exit Exams 2002 Annual Report

Author(s): Naomi Chudowsky, Nancy Kober, Keith Gayler, Madlene Hamilton
Published: August 1, 2002

This report is the first in an annual series of reports on exit exams as part of the implementation of the No Child Left Behind Act.

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Full Report (PDF format, 879 KB) * Direct link: http://www.cep-dc.org/cfcontent_file.cfm?Attachment=CEP%5FHSEE01Report%5F080102%2Epdf

TestTalk for Leaders-Issue 1: Teaching to the Test: The Good, the Bad, and Who Is Responsible

Author(s): Nancy Kober
Published: June 1, 2002

Issue 1: Teaching to the Test: The Good, the Bad, and Who Is Responsible - A brief review of what constitutes good and bad practices in "teaching to the test." 

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Issue 1 (PDF format, 145 KB) * Direct link: http://www.cep-dc.org/cfcontent_file.cfm?Attachment=CEPTestTalk1%5F060102%2Epdf

What to Expect From the No Child Left Behind Act

Author(s): Jack Jennings
Published: June 1, 2002

Stricter Federal Demands: Bigger State Role - This article, which appeared in "The State Education Standard," a quarterly publication of the national Association of State Boards of Education, indicates the changing roles for states and local school districts under the No Child Left Behind Act.

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Article (PDF format, 25.4 KB) * Direct link: http://www.cep-dc.org/cfcontent_file.cfm?Attachment=Jennings%5FStricterFedDemands%2DNCLB%5F060102%2Epdf

Maryland Points to the Future

Author(s): Jack Jennings
Published: April 1, 2002

The Next Phase of Education Reform - A summary of the recommendations by Maryland to implement the No Child Left Behind Act and the implications for other states.

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Summary (PDF format, 136 KB) * Direct link: http://www.cep-dc.org/cfcontent_file.cfm?Attachment=Jennings%5FMDPointsToFuture%5F040102%2Epdf

Changing Schools, Enduring Principles - What You Should Be Asking About Education Reform

Author(s): Nancy Kober
Published: March 1, 2002

A brief overview of questions that should be asked for each change impacting the US system of education

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Pamphlet (PDF format, 191 KB) * Direct link: http://www.cep-dc.org/cfcontent_file.cfm?Attachment=Kober%5FPamphlet%5FChangingSchoolsEnduringPrinciples%5F030102%2Epdf

Twenty-Five Years of Educating Children with Disabilities

Author(s): Nancy Kober
Published: February 1, 2002

The Good News and the Work Ahead - This review covers the advancements in special education programs at the national level over the past 25 years and the challenges ahead. 

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Full Report (PDF format, 1244 KB) * Direct link: http://www.cep-dc.org/cfcontent_file.cfm?Attachment=Kober%5FReport%5F25yearsEducatingChildren%5F020102%2Epdf

A Timely IDEA: Rethinking Federal Education Programs for Children with Disabilities

Author(s): Thomas Hehir, Lawrence C. Gloeckler & Margaret J. McLaughlin
Published: January 1, 2002

A compilation of three experts' opinions on what should or should not be changed in the reauthorization of the Children with Disabilities Education Act.

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Full Report (PDF format, 449 KB) * Direct link: http://www.cep-dc.org/cfcontent_file.cfm?Attachment=CEP%5FReport%5FTimelyIdea%5F010102%2Epdf

New Leadership for New Standards

Author(s): Jack Jennings
Published: January 1, 2002

This column from the Wallace Readers Digest Funds, "Leaders Count Report," indicates the key points of the No Child Left Behind Act and its impact on educational and community leaders.

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Article (PDF format, 9.53 KB) * Direct link: http://www.cep-dc.org/cfcontent_file.cfm?Attachment=Jennings%5FArticle%5FNewLeadership%5F010102%2Epdf
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