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- 1/30/10 - Marisa Bueno, Linda Darting-Hammond, Danielle Gonzales
"Across the nation, states are investing substantial dollars in publicly funded, voluntary pre-kindergarten programs. These investments and initiatives come in response to research on brain development,1 accountability pressures to improve student achievement in elementary and secondary schools and strong evidence that high-quality pre-k can yield long-term benefits for children and society. The ultimate value of those investments, however, depends not only on the legislation that...
- 1/1/04 - Burke, J. Bruce, Johnstone, Michelle
The American aspiration for higher education as a road to a better life for everyone is threatened. As the economic and social gap between the upper third of the population and the bottom third widens, so access to better education, especially to higher education, becomes increasingly difficult to achieve. The traditional role of hope in the American Democratic Dream of a just and fair society is being eroded, as increasing numbers of Americans are marginalized, jailed, recruited into...
- 1/16/10 - Caroline and Sigmund Schott Foundation, The Schott Center for Public and Early Education
"This report reflects our recent efforts to understand how to ensure that the next generation of girls and boys enjoy respectful schools and classrooms in which they can grow and succeed. We want all children to have the benefits of an education that provides them with a full range of life options and helps them become decisionmakers and leaders. We hope this publication will serve as a useful discussion tool for organizations, foundations, and individuals interested in creating more...
- 1/12/09 - Build Initiative,
Building Early Childhood Systems in a Multi-ethnic Socieity provides an overview of BUILD's briefs on diversity and equity.
- 1/1/78 - Dill, J.
- 1/1/82 - Darling, R. B., & Darling, J.
- 1/9/10 - Erica Frankenberg, Genevieve Siegel-Hawley, Jia Wang
"The theory of charters is that they can offer something unique because they are autonomous and can be creative in offering distinctive and excellent educational programs. It is very strange that the Obama Administration has not embraced a larger and older movement, the magnet school movement, which already does this and has a much better civil rights stance. Pilot schools that operate with great autonomy but stay within public school systems have also had considerable success in Boston and...
- 1/1/95 - Grossman
- 1/1/95 - Grossman, H.