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FOREVER LINKED: Examining the Connection Between Exit Exams and Dropout Rates Article

October 21, 2002

In an Oct. 9 article for the New York Times, Richard Rothstein argues that the country has been so focused on raising standards and improving test scores that it has ignored a 4 percent increase in the high school dropout rate from 26 percent in 1990 to 30 percent in 2000.

ON THE BOOKSHELVES: EDUCATIONAL REFORM, SCHOOL IMPROVEMENT AND LESSONS ON IMPLEMENTATION Article

March 11, 2002

In a new report, Implementing Title I Standards, Assessments and Accountability: Lessons from the Past, Challenges for the Future, Michael Cohen uses the experience of implementing the requirements of the previous reauthorization of the Elementary and Secondary Education Act from 1994 to "shed light on the challenges and opportunities and choices facing federal and state officials" in implementing the No Child Left Behind Act.

Every Child a Graduate. Every Child Prepared for Life.