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POSTED: June 02, 2014, 7:00 am

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Visit our special Education Reform section where we provide reports, video, state level data and content on the latest developments across the country in public education.

U.S. Department of Education
Lyndon Baines Johnson
Department of Education Building
400 Maryland Ave, SW
Washington, DC 20202
Agency Head: Dr. Miguel Cardona, Secretary

Important Archival Reports and Research

White House Initiative of Educational Outcomes for African-Americans

Realizing the Potential: How Governors Can Lead Effective Implementaton of the Common Core State Standards
The National Governors Association

The SAT Report on College and Career Readiness: 2012*
The College Board

The Urgency of Now: The Schott 50 State Report on Public Education and Black Males 2012*
The Schott Foundation

E Pluribus...Separation
Deepening Double Segregation For More Students*

By Gary Orfield, John Kucsera & Genevieve Siegel-Hawley
The Civil Rights Project, UCLA

Learning from the Successes and Failurres of Charter Schools*
By Roland Fryer, Jr.
The Hamilton Project

Staying in School: A Proposal to Raise High School Graduation Rates*
By Philip Oreopoulos and Derek Messacar
The Hamilton Project

A Dozen Economic Facts About K-12 Education*
By Adam Looney and Michael Greenstone
The Hamilton Project

Harnessing Technology to Improve K-12 Education*
By Aaron Chatterji and Benjamin F. Jones
The Hamilton Project

Framework for Providing All Students an Opportunity to Learn
By NAACP, National Urban League, Rainbow PUSH Coalition and others

Race Against Time:Educating Black Boys
National Education Association

Learning While Black
National Education Association

The Impact of White Teachers on the Academic Achievement of Black Students
By Bruce Douglas, Chance W. Lewis, Adrian Douglas, Malcolm Earl Scott and Dorothy Garrison-Wade

Achievement Gaps
How Black and White Students in Public Schools Perform in Mathematics and Reading on the National Assessment of Educational Progress

National Center for Education Statistics

The Consequences of Dropping out of High School
By Andrew Sum, Ishwar Khatiwada, and Joe McLaughlin with Sheila Palma
Center for Labor Market Studies
Northeastern University

Discipline Policies, Successful Schools, and Racial Justice
The Civil Rights Project, UCLA

Opportunities Suspended: The Disparate Impact of Disciplinary Exclusion from School
The Civil Rights Project, UCLA

Suspended Education
By Daniel J. Losen and Russell Skiba
Southern Poverty Law Center

How Student Perspectives on Violence can be used to Create Safer Schools
By Pedro A. Noguera
Metropolitan Center for Urban Education
The Steinhardt School of Culture, Education and Human Development
New York University

Confronting the Challenge of Privatization in Public Education
By Pedro A. Noguera
Metropolitan Center for Urban Education
The Steinhardt School of Culture, Education and Human Development
New York University

School Choice in New York City After Three Years: An Evaluation of
the School Choice Scholarships Program

By Daniel P. Mayer, Paul E. Peterson, David E. Myers, Christina Clark Tuttle and William G. Howell
Mathematica Policy Research, Inc. and Program on Education Policy and Governance, Harvard University

Expanding Choice in Elementary and Secondary Education
By Jay Greene, Tom Lawless, W.Bentley MacLeod, Thomas Nechyba, Paul Peterson, Meredith Rosenthal and Grover Whitehurst
Brown Center on Education Policy at the Brookings Institution

School choice and school competition: Evidence from the United States
By Caroline M.Hoxby
Swedish Economic Policy Review

The Nation's Report Card: America's Charter Schools,Results from the NAEP 2003 Pilot Study
National Center for Education Statistics

The Role of Charter Schools in Improving Education
By Susan J. Bodilly
Rand Corporation

Are Charter Schools Making a Difference
A Study of Student Outcomes in Eight States

By Ron Zimmer, Brian Gill, Kevin Booker, Stephane Lavertu, Tim R. Sass, and John Witte
Rand Corporation

Achievement and Attainment in Chicago Charter Schools
By Kevin Booker, Brian Gill, Ron Zimmer, and Tim R. Sass
Rand Corporation

Teaching the Movement: The State Standards We Deserve
Southern Poverty Law Center

The Harlem Children's Zone: Revitalizing Our Nation Through Education
By Geoffrey Canada and Angela Glover Blackwell
The Joint Center for Political and Economic Studies

The Irreplaceables: Understanding The Real Retention Crisis in America's Urban Schools

Removing the Roadblocks: How Federal Policy Can Cultivate Effective Teachers
National Council on Teacher Quality

Yes We Can: The Schott 50 State Report on Public Education and Black Males (2010)
The Schott Foundation for Public Education

The Nation's Report Card: Science 2011
U.S. Department of Education

Review of "Parent Power: Grass Roots Actvisism and K-12 Education Reform"
By Michelle Fine and Stan Karp
National Education Policy Center

Understanding and Improving Full-Time Virtual Schools
By Gary Miron and Jessica Urschel
National Education Policy Center

School Choice and Segregation by Race, Class and Achievement
By Roslyn Arlin Mickelson,Martha Bottia and Stephanie Southworth
National Education Policy Center

NorthStar Content on Education

Philly Schools Boost Enrollment

Tennessee voucher program given OK

NYC School Integration Fight

Opinion: The Campaign to Destroy Public Schools

New help for Philly Schools Chief

Video Content

Let's Talk Stem: The importance of role models for Black and brown children

Let's Talk Stem: A conversation with Jackie Smalls, chief program officer of

Let's Talk STEM: A conversation with Gerald Solomon on e-sports and gaming

News coverage of New Jersey school district's federal desegration legal settlement founder Walter Fields speaking in Colorado about his work in local K-12 education

Education Matters: Student Voices and Covid-19

Education Matters: Supporting Families with Students

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