KEY REPORTS ON EDUCATION & EQUITY ISSUES     (Click to Search Database)

Crisis in the Kindergarten: A New Report on the Disappearance of Play
Alliance for Childhood, 2009

The Rapid Growth and Changing Complexion of Suburban Public Schools
Pew Hispanic Center, 2009

Charter Schools in Eight States: Effects on Achievement, Attainment, Integration, and Competition
Rand Corporation, 2009

Scholars Mull the ‘Paradox’ of Immigrants
Brown University, 2009

Study: Phys ed may boost girls' academic achievement
Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, 2008

Fixing DC Schools
Washington Post, 2008

Study Highlights Changes In D.C. School Enrollment
Washington Post, 2008

For Children, a Better Beginning
Washington Post, 2008

Helping Your Child Learn Science
US Department of Education, 2008

Helping Your Child Learn Science
US Department of Education, 2008

Home Visiting for At-Risk Preschoolers: A Successful Model for Latino Families
Annual Conference of the National Council on Family Relations, 2008

The Role of Schools in the English Language Learner Achievement Gap
Pew Hispanic Center, 2008

Quality Counts 2007
Education Week, 2007

Racial and Ethnic Differentials in Children’s Overweight and Obesity Among 3-Year-Olds
American Journal of Public Health, 2007

Para Nuestros Niños: A Demographic Portrait of Young Hispanics in the United States
National Task Force on Early Childhood Education for Hispanics, 2007

Opening Doors: How Low-Income Parents Search for the Right School
The Center on Reinventing Public Education, 2007

Comparison of the Enrollment Percentages of Magnet and Non-Magnet Schools in a Large Urban School District
Education Policy Analysis Archives, 2007

On the Clock: Rethinking the Way Schools Use Time
Education Sector, 2007

Findings from HFRP's Study of Predictors of Participation in Out-of-School Time Activities: Fact Sheet
Harvard Family Research Project, 2007

Equity Matters: Ensuring Access to Quality Education for Minority Students
National Association for the Advancement of Colored People (NAACP), 2007

A Parent's Guide to Achievement Matters Most
Maryland State Department of Education, 2007

Racial Transformation and the Changing Nature of Segregation
Harvard Civil Rights Project, 2006

Teacher Professional Development in 1999-2000: What Teachers, Principals, and District Staff Report
National Center for Education Statistics, 2006

Low-Income Children in the United States: National and State Trend Data, 1994-2004
National Center for Children in Poverty - Columbia University Mailman School of Public Health, 2006

The Economic Benefits of High-Quality Early-Childhood Programs: What Makes the Difference?
Committee for Economic Development, 2006

The Unraveling of No Child Left Behind: How Negotiated Changes Transform the Law
The Civil Rights Project at Harvard University, 2006

Education for Global Leadership: The Importance of International Studies and Foreign Language Education for U.S. Economic and National Security
Center for Economic Development, 2006

Low-Income Children in the United States: National and State Trend Data, 1994-2004
National Center for Children in Poverty, 2006

Reaching All Children? Understanding Early Care and Education Participation Among Immigrant Families
Center for Law and Social Policy, 2006

Developing Literacy in Second-Language Learners: A Report of the National Literacy Panel on Language-Minority Children and Youth
Center for Applied Linguistics, 2006

Primary Progress, Secondary Challenge: A State-by-State Look at Student Achievement Patterns
The Education Trust, 2006

Whatever It Takes: How Twelve Communities Are Reconnecting Out-of-School Youth
American Youth Policy Forum, 2006

Why Some Schools With Latino Children Beat the Odds ... and Others Don't
Morrison Institute for Public Policy, Arizona State University, 2006

The Black-White Achievement Gap: Do State Policies Matter?
Education Policy Analysis Archives, 2006

Hot Air: How States Inflate Their Educational Progress Under NCLB
Education Sector, 2006

Title I Accountability and School Improvement From 2001 to 2004
U.S. Department of Education, 2006

Public Education and Black Male Students: The 2006 State Report Card
Schott Foundation for Public Education, 2006

The Performance of American Indian and Alaska Native Fourth-and Eighth-Grade Students on NAEP 2005 Reading and Mathematics Assessments
National Center for Education Statistics, 2006

The Truth About Boys and Girls
Education Sector, 2006

Teaching Inequality: How Poor and Minority Students are Shortchanged on Teacher Quality
The Education Trust, 2006

2006 Kids Count Data Book
Annie E. Casey Foundation, 2006

The Truth About Boys and Girls
Education Sector, 2006

Digest of Education Statistics, 2005
National Center for Education Statistics, 2006

The Why Chromosome: How a Teacher’s Gender Affects Boys and Girls
Education Next, 2006

District of Columbia Public Schools -- Master Education Plan: All Students Succeeding - A Master Education Plan for a System of Great Schools
District of Columbia Public Schools, 2006

District of Columbia Public Schools -- Master Facilities Plan
District of Columbia Public Schools, 2006

School Restructuring Options Under No Child Left Behind: What Works When? -- Turnarounds with New Leaders and Staff
Center for Comprehensive School Reform and Improvement, 2006

Building on State Reform: Maryland School Restructuring
Center on Education Policy, 2006

The High Schools English-Learners Need
Linguistic Minority Research Institute at the University of California, Santa Barbara, 2006

Projections of Education Statistics to 2015
National Center for Education Statistics, 2006

Freedom from Racial Barriers: The Empirical Evidence on Vouchers and Segregation
Milton and Rose D. Friedman Foundation, 2006

The Accuracy and Effectiveness of Adequate Yearly Progress, NCLB’s School Evaluation System
Arizona State University - Education Policy Research Unit, 2006

Separate But Superior? A Review of Issues and Data Bearing on Single-Sex Education
The Education Policy Research Unit at Arizona State University, 2006

Emerging Evidence on Improving High School Student Achievement and Graduation Rates: The Effects of Four Popular Improvement Programs
National High School Center, 2006

Every Child Every Promise: Turning Failure Into Action
America's Promise, 2006

Achievement Gaps: An Examination of Differences in Student Achievement and Growth
NWEA, 2006

The Nation's Report Card: Science 2005
National Center for Education Statistics, 2006

New Faces, Old Patterns? Segregation in the Multiracial South
The Civil Rights Project at Harvard University, 2005

Federal Title I Program Seen as Neglecting Disadvantaged Schools
Center on Reinventing Public Education, 2005

Status and Trends in the Education of American Indians and Alaska Natives
National Center for Education Statistics, 2005

Early Childhood Interventions: Proven Results, Future Promise
RAND, 2005

The Funding Gap 2005: Low-Income and Minority Students Shortchanged By Most States
The Education Trust, 2005

Enhancing Validity in Phonological Awareness Assessment Through Computer-Supported Testing
Practical Assessment, Research & Evaluation. Permission, 2005

The Effects of State Prekindergarten Programs on Young
The National Institute for Early Education Research, 2005

School Breakfast Scorecard: 2005
Food Research and Action Center, 2005

Fragile Futures: Risk and Vulnerability Among Latino High Achievers
Educational Testing Service, 2005

Smart and Good High Schools: Integrating Excellence and Ethics for Success in School, Work, and Beyond
Cortland State University of New York College, 2005

An Ecological Analysis of After-School Program Participation on the Development of Academic Performance and Motivational Attributes for Disadvantaged Children
Child Development, 2005

Providing Quality Choice Options in Education
National Governors Association, 2005

Head Start: Further Development Could Allow Results of New Test To Be Used for Decision Making
Government Accountability Office, 2005

School Readiness: Closing Racial and Ethnic Gaps
The Future of Children, 2005

Report Card on American Education: A State-by-State Analysis 1983-1984 to 2003-2004
American Legislative Exchange Council, 2005

Ten Moral Concerns in the Implementation of the No Child Left Behind Act
National Council of Churches, 2005

Public Education and Black Male Students
The Schott Foundation for Public Education, 2005

The Girls’ School Experience: A Survey of Young Alumnae of Single-Sex Schools
National Coalition of Girls' Schools, 2005

What Structures Can Help Schools Create Effective Family and Community Involvement That Supports Learning Outside of School?
SEDL, 2005

Engaging Families at the Secondary Level: What Schools Can do to Support Family Involvement
SEDL, 2005

Improving Your Child's Education -- A Guide for African American Parents
The Education Trust, 2005

Improving Your Child’s Education -- A Guide for Latino Parents
The Education Trust, 2005

Inspiring Vision, Disappointing Results: Four Studies on Implementing the No Child Left Behind Act
Harvard Civil Rights Project, 2004

Losing Our Future: How Minority Youth Are Being Left Behind By the Graduation Rate Crisis
Civil Rights Project at Harvard University, 2004

Who Graduates? Who Doesn't? A Statistical Portrait of Public High School Graduation, Class of 2001
Education Policy Center, 2004

Beating the Odds IV: A City-By-City Analysis of Student Performance And Achievement Gap On State Assessments Results from 2002-2003 School Year
Council of the Great City Schools, 2004

Income, Poverty and Health Insurance Coverage in the United States: 2003
U.S. Bureau of the Census, 2004

English Language Learner Students in U.S. Public Schools: 1994 and 2000
National Center for Education Statistics, 2004

The Teachability Index: Can Disadvantaged Students Learn?
The Manhattan Institute, 2004

The Funding Gap 2004: Many States Still Shortchange Low-Income and Minority Students
The Education Trust, 2004

Children of Immigrant Families
David and Lucile Packard Foundation, 2004

Tech Tonic: Towards a New Literacy of Technology
Alliance for Childhood, 2004

No Child Left Behind Act: Improvements Needed in Education's Process for Tracking States' Implementation of Key Provisions
U.S. Government Accounting Office, 2004

Measured Progress: States Are Moving In the Right Direction in Narrowing Achievement Gaps and Raising Achievement for All Students, But Not Fast Enough
The Education Trust, 2004

Trends in Educational Equity of Girls & Women: 2004
National Center for Education Statistics, 2004

Graduation Rates for Choice and Public School Students in Milwaukee
Manhattan Institute for Policy Research, 2004

The Teachability Index: Can Disadvantaged Students Learn
The Manhattan Institute, 2004

English Language Learner Students in U.S. Public Schools: 1994 and 2000
National Center for Education Statistics, 2004

Locating the Dropout Crisis
Center for Social Organization of Schools, 2004

Improving Educational Outcomes for Students with Disabilities
National Council on Disability, 2004

Popular Despite the Research
Catalyst,, 2004

Why Don't We Call Them Quirky?
Newsweek, 2004

Ending Social Promotion: The Effects of Retention
University of Chicago - Consortium on Chicago School Research, April 2004 , 2004

No Child Left Behind: A Debate on the Privatization of Education
Democracy Now,, 2004

Special Education Insurance for Schools of Choice
The Hoover Institution, 2003

Charter Schools and Race: A Lost Opportunity for Integrated Education
The Civil Rights Project at Harvard University, 2003

Stunning Progress, Hidden Problems: The Dramatic Decline of Concentrated Poverty in the 1990s
The Brookings Institution, 2003

No Child Left Behind: Costs and Benefits
Phi Delta Kappa International, 2003

Educational Achievement and Black-White Inequality
Hoover Institution, 2003

A Multiracial Society with Segregated Schools: Are We Losing the Dream?
Harvard Civil Rights Project, 2003

Beating the Odds III: A City-By-City Analysis of Student Performance And Achievement Gaps On State Assessments - Results from 2001-2002 School Year
Council of the Great City Schools, 2003

Status and Trends in the Education of Blacks
National Center for Education Statistics, 2003

Latino Achievement in America (pdf)
The Education Trust, 2003

Diversity: School, Family, and Community Connections
Southwest Educational Library, 2003

State and District Support to Low-Performing Schools: Selected Presentations From a Working Conference of the High Poverty Schools Initiative (pdf file)
Council of Chief State School Officers, 2002

The Role of Community Development Corporations in Promoting the Well-Being of Young Children
National Center for Children in Poverty, 2002

The Impact of Racial and Ethnic Diversity on Educational Outcomes: Cambridge, MA School District
Harvard Civil Rights Project, 2002

A Message from Secretary Paige - Strategic Plan, 2002-2007
U.S. Department of Education, 2002

The No Child Left Behind Act: A Desktop Reference (pdf)
U.S. Department of Education, 2002

Building Blocks for Success - State Efforts in Early Childhood Education
Education Week, 2002

Building Services and Systems to Support the Healthy Emotional Development of Young Children–An Action Guide for Policymakers
National Center for Children in Poverty, 2002

Improving the Odds for the Healthy Development of Young Children in Foster Care
National Center for Children in Poverty, 2002

Learning and Understanding: Improving Advanced Study of Mathematics and Science in U.S. High Schools
National Research Council, 2002

Deadly Lessons: Understanding Lethal School Violence
National Research Council, 2002

A New Look At Inequities in School Funding
Center for Reinventing Education, 2002

Private School Racial Enrollments and Segregation (pdf file)
Harvard Civil Rights Project, 2002

Race in American Public Schools: Rapidly Resegregating Schools Districts
Harvard Civil Rights Project, 2002

The Funding Gap: Low-Income and Minority Students Receive Fewer Dollars
The Education Trust, 2002

State High School Exams: A Baseline Report
Center on Education Policy, 2002

A New Era: Revitalizing Special Education for Children and Their Families
U.S. Department of Education Office of Special Education and Rehabilitative Services, 2002

Federal Support for Education: Fiscal Years 1980 to 2002
National Center for Education Statistics, 2002

Indicators of School Crime and Safety: 2002
National Center for Education Statistics, 2002

Technology in Schools: Suggestions, Tools and Guidelines for Assessing Technology in Elementary and Secondary Education
National Center for Education Statistics, 2002

Effects of Funding Incentives on Special Education Enrollment
Manhattan Institute for Policy Research, 2002

Nation's Report Card: An Overview of NAEP
U.S. Department of Education, 2002

The Improving Educational Profile of Latino Immigrants
Pew Hispanic Center, 2002

Promoting Involvement of Recent Immigrant Families in Their Children's Education
SRI International, 2002

A New Wave of Evidence: The Impact of School, Family, and Community Connections on Student Achievement
SEDL, 2002

Dispelling the Myth Revisited: Preliminary Findings From a Nationwide Analysis of "High-Flying Schools"
The Education Trust, 2001

Educational Achievement and Black-White Inequality (pdf file)
Mathematica Policy Research, 2001

The National Study of Girl Neighborhood Power: An Out-of-School Program for Girls Ages 9 to 14 m for Girls 9 to 14
The Urban Institute, 2001

Rhetoric vs. Reality: What We Know and What We Need to Know About Vouchers and Charter Schools
RAND, 2001

Running to Keep in Place: The Continuing Evolution of Our Child Welfare System (pdf file)
The Urban Institute, 2001

High Standards for All Students: A Report from the National Assessment of Title I on Progress and Challenges Since the 1994 Reauthorization (pdf file)
U.S. Department of Education, Planning and Evaluation Service, 2001

Desegregation and Black Dropout Rates (pdf file)
National Bureau of Economic Research, 2000

Facing the Consequences: An Examination of Racial Discrimination in U.S. Public Schools
Applied Research Center, 2000

Tech-Savvy: Educating Girls in the New Computer Age
American Association of University Women (AAUW), 2000

Falling Through the Net: Toward Digital Inclusion
National Telecommunications and Information Administration (NTIA), 2000

No Exit: Testing, Tracking, and Students of Color in U.S. Public Schools
Applied Research Center, 1999

Hope for Urban Education: A Study of Nine, High-Poverty, Urban Elementary Schools
U.S. Department of Education, 1999

Achieving Equity in School Finance - School Finance Litigation
National Center for Education Statistics, 1999

Ethnomathematics: An African American Perspective On Developing Women In Mathematics
MathTech, 1997



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