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The purpose of this review was to identify key findings from research regarding mathematics and science educational reform that could inform Microsoft’s philanthropic investments as well as the reform agendas of other school districts.
Comparison of the economic outcomes of high school completers (at three different points in time) with the outcomes of individuals who did not complete high school.
This consumer guide provides comparative ratings on the effectiveness and quality of 18 widely adopted middle and high school whole-school improvement models. This report continues the Comprehensive School Reform Quality (CSRQ) Center’s efforts to issue reports that help education decision makers sort through options for whole-school and district improvement.
This Statistics in Brief examines the association between kindergarten enrollment status (e.g., repeating kindergarten or delaying entry into kindergarten) and children’s first grade reading and mathematics achievement, using data from the ECLS-K.
This First Look uses the second wave of data from the ECLS-B, a study of children born in the year 2001.
This First Look uses the second wave of data from the ECLS-B, a study of children born in the year 2001. It provides descriptive information about these children when they were about 2 years old, presenting information on selected child and family characteristics.
This Issue Brief reports the combination of certifications and majors and minors to which secondary-level history students are exposed and how these qualifications vary across schools with differing levels of student poverty, based on data from the 1999-2000 Schools and Staffing Survey (SASS).
This First Look presents information about the biological fathers of children born in the United States in the year 2001.
As a leader in the adolescent literacy movement, Carnegie Corporation of New York asked AIR to conduct a descriptive study of the Alabama Reading Initiative in secondary schools, essentially to “tell the story” of how the secondary component of the Initiative has fared, especially amid decreased state funding for education in Alabama and the large-scale national and local attention to the needs of beginning readers. The report reflects the results of numerous interviews with students, teachers, school and state administrators, higher education faculty, and members of nonprofit organizations in Alabama.