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Educational change -- United States

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Quality Counts 98: The Urban Challenge

The 1998 edition of this Education Week (discussed in the September 13, 1996 Scout Report) special report focuses on the failings and challenges of education in America's urban areas. The analysis makes use of previously unpublished data from the federal government and a survey of 74 large city districts, conducted in collaboration with the Council of the Great City Schools. At the site users will...
The Battle Over School Choice

This site complements a recent Frontline program on school vouchers. It analyzes the state of public education, explains school vouchers and charter schools, and offers links to state-by-state resources on school reform produced by the Heritage Foundation, Friedman Foundation, Center for Education Reform, and Education Week. The site also includes video excerpts and transcripts of interviews with...
Project Kaleidoscope

A National Science Foundation supported education project, started in 1989, which seeks to reform undergraduate teaching in science, math, engineering, and technology. PKAL contains a network of teachers and administrators in primary and higher education. The site contains sections on the group's history, people, issues, publications, events, current news, and resources as well as a search...
Across the United States, students return to school to find significant changes underway

Back to School for Reform,1,6157283.story?coll=la-headlines-pe-california Harvard studies ways to promote teaching Beloit College’s Mindset List for the Class of...
American RadioWorks: Rising by Degrees

As Latinos continue to be the fastest growing segment of the US population, more and more of them are attending college. One concern is that they are also the least likely to graduate from college. This latest documentary from the American RadioWorks group explores the challenges and opportunities faced by Latino students seeking a college degree in the 21st century. Visitors can listen to the...