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Playing Fair
Washington, D.C.

<p> On Monday, June 8, the New America Foundation's Federal Education Budget Project released "<em>Equitable Resources in Low Income Schoo

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Putting the “Quality” into Quality Pre-K
Washington, DC

<p> Early education is the subject of unprecedented bipartisan interest from both Capitol Hill and the Obama administration. Advocates heral

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The Future of Federal Student Loans
Washington, DC

<p>On Tuesday, March 31, the New America Foundation's Education Policy Program hosted "The Future of Federal Student Loans." This event feat

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Bridging the Gap
Washington, D.C.

<p class="MsoNormal"> It is a stark, indisputable fact that many of America's high school graduates are not ready for the rigors of college.

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Changing the Odds for Children at Risk
Washington, D.C.

<p class="MsoNormal"> Data show that children who are born in poverty to young, poorly educated parents have much lower chances of succeedin

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Where Should the Dems Be on Education?
Washington, D.C.

The forthcoming reauthorization of the No Child Left Behind Act (NCLB) will require political parties to define their positions on public ed

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Budgeting for the Future of Children
Washington, D.C.

<p> Funding is always a central issue in education policy debates, and education funding is often a bone of contention in federal budget and

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No Child Left Behind and Early Education: Prospects for 2008
Washington, D.C.

<p> Congressional leaders recently announced that they will not finish reauthorizing the No Child Left Behind Act -- the major federal law a

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Tested: School-level Perspectives on NCLB
Washington, D.C.

<p> The No Child Left Behind Act, the major federal law supporting elementary and secondary education, is due for reauthorization by Congres

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Education and the Federal Budget Showdown
Washington, D.C.

<p> The White House and Congress are engaged in a major budget debate that threatens a government shutdown and could markedly influence fede

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Tough Liberal
Washington, D.C.

<p>Richard D. Kahlenberg's latest book, <em>Tough Liberal</em>, is the first book-length treatment of the life of Albert Shanker, one of the

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The Next No Child Left Behind Act
Washington, D.C.

<p>The upcoming reauthorization of the No Child Left Behind Act (NCLB) presents an opportunity for the federal government to expand access t

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