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View Resource Quality Counts 1997

_Education Week_, (discussed in the September 13, 1996 issue of the Scout Report) in collaboration with the Pew Charitable Trusts, has recently made available this compilation of over 75 education indicators. Grades were given in the major categories of "academic standards, quality of teaching, school climate, and funding." While state information can be accessed from the "US Report Card" page or...
View Resource Quality Counts 2000: Who Should Teach?

Produced in collaboration with the Pew Charitable Trusts, Education Week's fourth annual 50-state report card on public education focuses on efforts by states to recruit, screen, and retain competent teachers. It concludes that, "based on the most exhaustive survey of state teacher policies to date," the enforcement of professional standards and the provision of additional training and support to...
View Resource Center on Education and Policy: Federal Education Programs

The Center on Education and Policy is "a national, independent advocate for public education and for more effective public schools." The Center publishes its research online as a way to inform Americans about "the role of public education in a democracy and the need to improve the academic quality of public schools." This section of the website highlights research on federal education programs,...