Archive of State Policy

State Policy Implications of the Model Core Teaching Standards

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States’ Impact on Federal Ed Policy Designed to Improve the Achievement of Disadvantaged Students

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Report of the Focus Groups to Discuss Bold and Innovative Ideas

on November 1st, 2006 in Educator Effectiveness, Rural, State Policy by | No Comments

Download the Full Report (PDF) In 2005, the Iowa General Assembly created the Institute for Tomorrow’s Workforce (ITW). The ITW is charged with focusing elementary, secondary, and postsecondary education on what children need to know to be successful in Iowa’s global workforce. More specifically, the General Assembly asked the ITW…

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Perspectives on Georgia’s High Schools

on March 1st, 2006 in High School Improvement, State Policy, Systems Change by | No Comments

Download the Full Report (PDF) Educators and the public in Georgia share a growing concern about the capabilities of the public education system going forward into the 21st century. Despite our best efforts, changing demographics, economic realities, and challenges to democracy put pressure on the system as a whole to…

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High School Leadership: Preliminary Report

on March 1st, 2005 in High School Improvement, State Policy by | No Comments

Download the Full Report (PDF) Introduction Educators, education policy makers, and key stakeholders in New Hampshire are calling for improvements in the overall performance and completion rates of their high school students. This report introduces the New Hampshire Vision for High Schools and represents a compilation of a number of…

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Arizona HS Renewal & Improvement Initiative

on January 22nd, 2005 in High School Improvement, State Policy by | No Comments

Download the Full PDF Introduction Arizona is poised to usher in exciting renewal activities in its high schools, activities that will help to ensure all students in Arizona achieve to high levels and graduate from high school ready for college, work, and success in life. A broad cross-section of school,…

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