September 24, 2010 09:36 pm
The Federal Role in Confronting the Crisis in Adolescent Literacy from the Alliance for Excellent Education. This report calls for the federal government needs to substantially step up its role in promoting strong literacy skills at the middle and high school levels.
Segregation and Exposure to High-Poverty Schools in Large Metropolitan Areas: 2008-09 from study by faculty at the Institute on Urban Health Research at Northeastern University’s Bouvé College of Health Sciences. The report ranks racial/ethnic segregation and exposure to high-poverty schools for public, primary school students in the 100 largest U.S. metropolitan areas, revealing that black and Hispanic children attend very different schools than do white children and are disproportionately concentrated in high-poverty schools.