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ERIC Number: ED502167
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 2008
Pages: 36
Abstractor: ERIC
Reference Count: N/A
ES Review: Selections from 2007
Smiles, Robin, Ed.
Education Sector
The second edition of the "ES Review" brings together, in one setting, abridged versions of research reports, outside articles and op-eds, book reviews, and other Education Sector publications. The 2007 edition features: (1) K-12 Accountability (Laboratories of Reform: Virtual High Schools and Innovation in Public Education (Bill Tucker); Labeled: The Students Behind NCLB's "Disabilities" Designation (Erin Dillon); Where Education Is a Matter of Prestige (Abdul Kargbo); A Turn Toward National Standards (Thomas Toch); A Rank Exercise (Sara Mead and Andrew J. Rotherham); and Enough Already? School Funding and the Courts (Kevin Carey)); (2) Education Choice (A Sum Greater Than the Parts: What States Can Teach Each Other about Charter Schooling (Sara Mead and Andrew J. Rotherham); Information Underload: Florida's Flawed Special-Ed Voucher Program (Sara Mead); and Smart Charter School Caps (Andrew J. Rotherham)); (3) Teacher Quality (Leading the Local: Teachers Union Presidents Speak on Change, Challenges (Susan Moore Johnson, Morgaen L. Donaldson, Mindy Sick Munger, John P. Papay, and Emily Kalejs Qazilbash); Frozen Assets: Rethinking Teacher Contracts Could Free Billions for School Reform (Marguerite Roza); America's Teaching Crisis (Andrew J. Rotherham and Jason Kamras); and Union Man (Thomas Toch)); (4) Undergraduate Education (Leading Lady: Sallie Mae and the Origins of Today's Student Loan Controversy (Erin Dillon); Built to Teach (Kevin Carey); Hidden Details: A Closer Look at Student Loan Default Rates (Erin Dillon); and Where Colleges Don't Excel (Thomas Toch and Kevin Carey)); (5) Politics of Education (Eight for 2008: Education Ideas for the Next President); and (6) Best of the Blogs (March Graduation Rate Madness (Kevin Carey); and Teacher Quality Lawsuit (Andrew J. Rotherham)). Figures and tables are included by individual selection. [Additional support provided by the Doris & Donald Fisher Fund, Philanthropy Roundtable, and Broad Foundation. For the first edition, see ED502121.]
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Publication Type: Collected Works - General
Education Level: Elementary Education; Elementary Secondary Education; High Schools; Higher Education; Intermediate Grades; Junior High Schools; Middle Schools; Primary Education; Secondary Education
Audience: N/A
Language: English
Sponsor: Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation; William and Flora Hewlett Foundation; Ewing Marion Kauffman Foundation; Annie E. Casey Foundation; Smith Richardson Foundation; William T. Grant Foundation; Joyce Foundation; KnowledgeWorks Foundation; Carnegie Corporation of New York; Charles Stewart Mott Foundation; Lumina Foundation for Education; Spencer Foundation
Authoring Institution: Education Sector
Identifiers - Location: Florida
Identifiers - Laws, Policies, & Programs: Higher Education Act 1965; Improving Americas Schools Act 1994; Individuals with Disabilities Education Act; Middle Income Student Assistance Act; No Child Left Behind Act 2001