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Publications By Year

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Implementing the No Child Left Behind Act: A First Look Inside 15 School Districts in 2002-03

Author(s): Elizabeth Pinkerton, Nancy Kober, Caitlin Scott, Barbara Buell
Published: October 1, 2003

Initial findings on how 15 diverse school districts are initially implementing the No Child Left Behind Act.

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Case Study Report (PDF format, 879 KB) * Direct link: http://www.cep-dc.org/cfcontent_file.cfm?Attachment=PinkertonKoberScottBuell%5FNCLB1CaseStudy%5F100103%2Epdf
Case Study Summary (PDF format, 186 KB) * Direct link: http://www.cep-dc.org/cfcontent_file.cfm?Attachment=Summary%5FNCLB1CaseStudies%5F100103%2Epdf
Press Release (PDF format, 100 KB) * Direct link: http://www.cep-dc.org/cfcontent_file.cfm?Attachment=PressRelease%5FNCLB1CaseStudies%5F100103%2Epdf

Keeping Score

Author(s): Jack Jennings
Published: August 1, 2003

This article from the Chattanooga Times Free Press advocates testing and accountability should just be part of an overall strategy for educational reform. 

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Article (PDF format, 100 KB) * Direct link: http://www.cep-dc.org/cfcontent_file.cfm?Attachment=Jennings%5FKeepingScore%5F080103%2Epdf

State High School Exit Exams 2003 Annual Report: Put to the Test

Author(s): Keith Gayler, Naomi Chudowsky, Nancy Kober, Madlene Hamilton
Published: August 1, 2003

Results and findings from second year of state high school exit exams mandated by the No Child Left Behind Act.

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Full Report (PDF format, 1276 KB) * Direct link: http://www.cep-dc.org/cfcontent_file.cfm?Attachment=CEP%5FHSEE03Report%5F080103%2Epdf
Summary (PDF format, 79.1 KB) * Direct link: http://www.cep-dc.org/cfcontent_file.cfm?Attachment=Summary%5FHSEE03Report%5F080103%2Epdf
Declaraciones de Jack Jennings en EspaƱol (PDF format, 61.9 KB) * Direct link: http://www.cep-dc.org/cfcontent_file.cfm?Attachment=HSEEStatement%5FEspanol%2Epdf
Press Release (PDF format, 102 KB) * Direct link: http://www.cep-dc.org/cfcontent_file.cfm?Attachment=PressRelease%5FHSEE03Report%5F081303%2Epdf

Effects of High School Exit Exams on Dropout Rates

Author(s): Naomi Chudowsky, Keith Gayler
Published: March 1, 2003

Summary of a Panel Discussion. This is the summary of a panel discussion covering major research dealing with the effects of exit exams on dropout rates and indications for future studies.

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Panel Summary (PDF format, 244 KB) * Direct link: http://www.cep-dc.org/cfcontent_file.cfm?Attachment=ChudowskyGayler%5FPanelSummary%5FHSDropoutRates%5F031503%2Epdf

A Tale of Three Cities: Urban Perspectives on Special Education

Author(s): Myrna Mandlawitz
Published: February 1, 2003

The report summarizes the results of a 2002 study on special education programs in Chicago, Cleveland, and Milwaukee in relation to the reauthorization of the Individuals with Disabilities Education Act.

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Full Report (PDF format, 415 KB) * Direct link: http://www.cep-dc.org/cfcontent_file.cfm?Attachment=Mandlawitz%5FReport%5FTaleThreeCities%5F020103%2Epdf

Measuring The Cost of State High School Exit Exams

Author(s): Douglas Rose, John Myers
Published: February 1, 2003

Using Indiana as the case study researchers examined the costs of instituting statewide exit exams.

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Full Report (PDF format, 580 KB) * Direct link: http://www.cep-dc.org/cfcontent_file.cfm?Attachment=RoseMyers%5FIndianaReport%5F020103%2Epdf

From the Capital to the Classroom: State and Federal Efforts to Implement the No Child Left Behind Act

Author(s): Diane Stark Rentner, Naomi Chudowsky, Tom Fagan, Keith Gayler, Madlene Hamilton, Nancy Kober, Elizabeth Pinkerton, Jack Jennings, Caitlin Scott, Barbara Buell
Published: January 1, 2003

Findings from review of first year of implementation of the No Child Left Behind Act at state and federal levels. This also includes the 15-District case study "Implementing the No Child Left Behind Act: A First Look Inside 15 School Districts in 2002-03" which are initial findings on how 15 diverse school districts are initially implementing the No Child Left Behind Act.

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Full Report (PDF format, 858 KB) * Direct link: http://www.cep-dc.org/cfcontent_file.cfm?Attachment=FullReport%5FNCLB1%5F010103%2Epdf
Jennings' Commentary on Report (PDF format, 127 KB) * Direct link: http://www.cep-dc.org/cfcontent_file.cfm?Attachment=Jennings%5FCommentary%5FNCLB1%5F010103%2Epdf
Press Release for Report (PDF format, 108 KB) * Direct link: http://www.cep-dc.org/cfcontent_file.cfm?Attachment=PressRelease%5FNCLB1%5F010103%2Epdf
15-District Case Study (PDF format, 879 KB) * Direct link: http://www.cep-dc.org/cfcontent_file.cfm?Attachment=PinkertonKoberScottBuell%5FNCLB1CaseStudy%5F100103%2Epdf
Case Study Summary (PDF format, 186 KB) * Direct link: http://www.cep-dc.org/cfcontent_file.cfm?Attachment=Summary%5FNCLB1CaseStudies%5F100103%2Epdf
Press Release for Case Study (PDF format, 100 KB) * Direct link: http://www.cep-dc.org/cfcontent_file.cfm?Attachment=PressRelease%5FNCLB1CaseStudies%5F100103%2Epdf
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