Achievement

We want all kids to do well and achieve. Articles in this section take a closer look at the achievement of particular groups, such as boys vs. girls, or students in a specific grade or socioeconomic group.

Public School Graduates and Dropouts from the Common Core of Data: School Year 2008-09

May 03, 2011 12:44:55 PM

Stillwell, R., Sable, J., and Plotts, C. (2011). Public School Graduates and Dropouts From the Common Core of Data: School Year 2008–09 (NCES 2011-312). U.S. Department of Education. Washington, DC: National Center for Education Statistics.

State Test Score Trends Through 2008-09: Student Achievement

April 26, 2011 9:41:37 AM

Center for Education Policy. (2011). State test score trends through 2008-2008: Students achievement at 8th grade. Washington, D.C.: Author.

America's High School Graduates: Results of the 2009 NAEP High School Transcript Study

April 14, 2011 11:34:08 AM

Nord, C., Roey, S., Perkins, R., Lyons, M., Lemanski, N., Brown, J., and Schuknecht, J. (2011). The Nation's Report Card: America's High School Graduates (NCES 2011-462). U.S. Department of Education, National Center for Education Statistics. Washington, DC: U.S. Government Printing Office.

Slow and Uneven Progress in Narrowing Gaps

January 18, 2011 4:11:12 PM

Center on Education Policy. (2010). Slow and uneven progress in narrowing gaps. Washington, DC: Author.

Quality Counts 2011: Uncertain Forecast--Education Adjusts to a New Economic Reality

December 22, 2010 10:56:35 AM

Editorial Projects in Education. (2011). Quality counts 2011: Uncertain forecast--Education adjusts to a new economic reality. Washington, DC: Author.

How High Schools Become Exemplary: Ways that Leadership Raises and Narrows Gaps by Improving Instruction in 15 Public High Schools

October 05, 2010 10:28:22 AM

Ronald F. Ferguson, Sandra Hackman, Robert Hanna, and Ann Ballantine, June 2010. How High Schools Become Exemplary: Ways that Leadership Raises Achievement and Narrows Gaps by Improving Instruction in 15 Public High Schools. Report on the 2009 Annual Conference of the Achievement Gap Initiative at Harvard University. Available for download at http://www.agi.harvard.edu.

Diplomas Count (2010)

June 28, 2010 12:42:03 PM

Education Week (2010). Diplomas Count 2008. Washington, DC: Editorial Projects in Education.

Closing the Expectations Gap

December 18, 2009 11:59:51 AM

Achieve. (2011). Closing the expectations gap. Washington, DC: Author.

Are Achievement Gaps Closing and Is Achievement Rising for All?

October 28, 2009 11:32:46 AM

Chudowsky, N., Chodowsky, V., and Kober, N. (2009). State Test Score Trends Through 2007-08: Are Achievement Gaps Closing and Is Achievement Rising For All? Washington, DC: Center on Education Policy.

High School Dropout and Completion Rates in the United States: 2007

September 24, 2009 12:16:28 PM

Cataldi, E.F., Laird, J., and KewalRamani, A. (2009). High School Dropout and Completion Rates in the United States: 2007 (NCES 2009-064). National Center for Education Statistics, Institute of Education Sciences, U.S. Department of Education. Washington, DC.

Achievement Gaps: How Black and White Students in Public Schools Perform in Mathematics and Reading on the National Assessment of Educational Progress (NAEP)

August 06, 2009 3:19:34 PM

Vanneman, A., Hamilton, L., Baldwin Anderson, J., and Rahman, T. (2009). Achievement Gaps: How Black and White Students in Public Schools Perform in Mathematics and Reading on the National Assessment of Educational Progress, (NCES 2009-455). National Center for Education Statistics, Institute of Education Sciences, U.S. Department of Education. Washington, DC.

Windows on Achievement and Inequality

August 11, 2008 3:48:52 PM

Barton, P.E.,and Coley, R.J.,(2008). Windows on Achievement and Inequality.Princeton, NJ: Educational Testing Service.

Creating a Culture of Literacy: A Guide for Middle and High School Principals

August 06, 2008 1:33:57 PM

National Association of Secondary School Principals (NASSP)

Cities in Crisis 2009: Closing the Graduation Gap

April 24, 2008 12:09:08 PM

Swanson, Christopher B. Copyright © 2009 by Editorial Projects in Education Inc. All rights reserved.

The Nation's Report Card: Writing 2007

April 23, 2008 4:12:28 PM

U.S. Department of Education. Institute of Education Sciences, National Center for Education Statistics.

Still At Risk: What Students Don't Know, Even Now

April 15, 2008 9:12:47 AM

(2008) ©Common Core. All rights reserved.

Beating the Odds: How Thirteen NYC Schools Bring Low-Performing Ninth Graders to Timely Graduation and College Enrollment

February 15, 2008 12:08:10 PM

Ascher, Carol and Maguire, Cindy. (2007). Beating the Odds: How Thirteen NYC Schools Bring Low-Performing Ninth Graders to Timely Graduation and College Enrollment. Annenberg Institute for School Reform at Brown University.

The Nation's Report Card: Trial Urban District Assessment Reading 2007

December 18, 2007 10:54:54 AM

Lutkus, A., Grigg, W., and Donahue, P. (2007). The Nation's Reprot Card: Trial Urban District Assessment Reading 2007 (NCES 2008-455). National Center for Education Statistics, Institute of Education Sciences, U.S. Department of Education, Washington, D.C.

Rigor at Risk: Reaffirming Quality in the High School Core Curriculum

November 06, 2007 10:37:40 AM

ACT. (2007). Rigor at Risk: Reaffirming Quality in the High School Core Curriculum. Retrieved Nov. 5. 2007, from http://www.act.org/path/policy/pdf/rigor_report.pdf.

America's Perfect Storm: Three Forces Changing Our Nation's Future

January 24, 2007 11:42:51 AM

Kirsch, I., Braun, H., Yamamoto, K., and Sum, A. Copyright ©2007 by Educational Testing Service.


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