Short Sighted: How America’s Lack of Attention to International Education Studies Impedes Improvement Report/Fact SheetMarch 23, 2009
To future generations, Americans’ current educational myopia is likely to appear, at best, a negligent failure to anticipate and meet the needs of the nation and its citizens.
Latino Students and U.S. High Schools (Updated) Report/Fact SheetJanuary 29, 2009
The U.S. Census Bureau projects that by the year 2050, about 50 percent of the U.S. population will be African American, Hispanic, or Asian.
International Comparisons of Academic Achievement Report/Fact SheetMarch 31, 2008
Over the past thirty years, the modern workplace has radically changed, and the demands on those making the transition from the classroom to the workforce continue to rise.
Adolescent Literacy Policy Update Report/Fact SheetApril 08, 2007
More than eight million children in America in grades four through twelve read at “below basic” levels, according to results from the most recent National Assessment for Educational Progress (NAEP) test.
According to the National Assessment of Educational Progress, only about a quarter of the nation’s middle and high school students are proficient in writing.
Reading and Writing in the Academic Content Areas Report/Fact SheetJune 01, 2006
For years, the nation’s education policymakers have spotlighted the importance of literacy instruction in grades K–3, where students develop the basic reading skills upon which they will build their future academic success.