April 29, 2011 02:09 pm
Doing Better for Families from the Organisation for Economic Co-operation. This report finds that poverty in households with children is rising in nearly all OECD countries and argues that governments should ensure that family support policies protect the most vulnerable.
Winning the Future: Improving Education for the Latino Community from the White House. This report finds that Hispanics students are by far the largest minority in U.S. public schools — comprising more than 1 in 5 in pre-kindergarten through 12th grade.
ESEA Briefing Book from the Thomas B. Fordham Institute. In this important new paper, Thomas B. Fordham Institute President Chester E. Finn, Jr. and Executive Vice President Michael J. Petrilli identify 10 big issues that must be resolved in order to get a bill across the finish line, and explore the major options under consideration for each one.
Update with 2009-10 Data and Five-Year Trends: How Many Schools Have Not Made Adequate Yearly Progress? fromCenter on Education Policy. This report updates previous CEP research to include data from the 2009-10 school year on the number of public schools not making adequate yearly progress (AYP) under the No Child Left Behind Act.