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Education -- Government policy

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View Resource Council of the Great City Schools

Founded in 1956, the Council of the Great City Schools "serves as the national voice for urban educators, providing ways to share promising practices and address common concerns." The Council itself is a coalition of 60 of the United States' largest urban public school systems, and advocates on behalf of students through legislation, research, and management designed to improve the educational...

https://www.cgcs.org/site/default.aspx?PageID=1
View Resource The Futures Project: Policy for Higher Education in a Changing World

Hosted by Brown University's A. Alfred Taubman Center for Public Policy and American Institutions, the Futures Project prime directives are to "stimulate an informed debate about the role of higher education in our new global society" and to "develop policies that ensure a skilled use of market forces to maximize the opportunities while minimizing the dangers." The Project itself is funded by the...

http://www.futuresproject.org/
View Resource UNESCO: Education For All

In 1990 participants at the World Conference on Education for All, in Jomtien, Thailand, articulated the importance of providing primary education “for all children and massively reducing adult illiteracy by the end of the decade”. By 2000, some of these goals were reached, but the World Education Forum (sponsored by UNESCO) continues to work towards achieving all of these goals. The website...

http://www.unesco.org/new/en/education/themes/leading-the-in...
View Resource The National Academies: Board on Science Education

The Board on Science Education (BOSE) is a standing board within the Division of Behavioral and Social Sciences and Education at the National Research Council. The Board meets biannually to discuss and provide recommendations for future science education research and practice. On the homepage, visitors can look over recently commissioned papers such as "Discipline-Based Education Research:...

http://sites.nationalacademies.org/DBASSE/BOSE/index.htm#.US...
View Resource Brookings: Education Screenshot

The Brookings Institution conducts research into a dozen different thematic policy areas, including technology, metropolitan affairs, and education. This corner of its website provides journalists, scholars, and others with quick access to research into the world of education. Visitors can explore topics of interest via thematic headings, including school choice, K-12 education, global education,...

https://www.brookings.edu/education/