The ultimate goal of this study was to help educators and policymakers better understand the conditions that contribute to the effective implementation of focused, intensive interventions for struggling readers, especially in large urban districts where managing interventions for a large number of struggling readers can be particularly challenging.
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Over 200 nationally recognized leaders from academia, corporations, government and the media will examine the research, policy, and practices that have emerged to transform and strengthen teaching and learning through the effective use of technology on November 15-16, 2010 at the National Center for Technology Innovation’s (NCTI) Technology Innovators Conference.
A new report on racial and ethnic group education trends from NCES, and co-authored by AIR experts, has found that in 2008, U.S. females earned more college degrees than males within each racial/ethnic group, and Black females received more than twice as many degrees as Black males.
Nationally, only about 60 percent of students graduate from four-year colleges and universities within six years. According to an analysis by AIR vice president Mark Schneider, more than $9 billion was spent by state and federal governments to support students at four-year colleges and universities who left school before their sophomore year during a five-year period.
The findings of this study suggest that middle and high school students who attend charter schools significantly outperform their counterparts attending traditional schools, while the differences in student performance between charter and pilot schools were mixed.
The purpose of the ENGAGE Project in Pakistan was to increase the participation of Disabled People’s Organizations and people with disabilities in the planning and implementation of development efforts.
This report builds upon a series of National Center for Education Statistics reports on high school dropout and completion rates that began in 1988.
International Benchmarking: State Education Performance Standards provides policymakers international benchmarks against which they can compare and monitor the educational performance of students.