A Tale of Two Districts Report Appendices
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In a highly interconnected world, the students served by urban school systems—the subject of this report—will require strong mathematic skills to compete against their peers around the globe. Reports such as Counting on the Future help policymakers and educators to know how well they are doing in meeting this challenge and to track progress over time.
This report examines both the educational progress of American Indian/Alaska Native children and adults and challenges in their education, and shows that over time more American Indian/Alaska Native students have gone on to college and that their attainment expectations have increased.
This research brief reports on findings from an on-line survey conducted by AIR to study state education agency capacity to develop and deploy a statewide system of support for schools identified for improvement under No Child Left Behind (NCLB).
This brief presents data from a national survey of state administrators to describe trends in the implementation of the NCLB mandate for states to provide system to support to schools identified for improvement.
This five-year project aimed to improve the quality and relevance of secondary education for Macedonian youths, to equip them with the skills and knowledge to succeed in a changing social and economic environment, and to provide the Macedonian economy with a more flexible, better-prepared workforce.
To help states and districts make informed decisions about the professional development (PD) they implement to improve reading instruction, the U.S. Department of Education commissioned the Early Reading PD Interventions Study to examine the impact of two research-based PD interventions for reading instruction. This report describes the implementation of the PD interventions tested, and examines their impacts at the end of the year the PD was delivered.
These reports build upon a series of National Center for Education Statistics reports on high school dropout and completion rates that began in 1988.
This First Look used data collected from the final round of the Early Childhood Longitudinal Study, Kindergarten Class of 1998-99 (ECLS-K) when most of the cohort was in the eighth grade. This project was intended to provide a snapshot of the eighth-grade round of the ECLS-K and make the data available to encourage more in-depth analysis using more sophisticated statistical methods.
This brief provides a more in-depth view of the diverse subbaccalaureate sector. Specifically, the brief examines changes among less than-four-year Title IV postsecondary institutions, looking at the number of institutions that offer CTE and the number of subbaccalaureate CTE credentials (certificates and associate’s degrees) these institutions award.