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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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Preparing U.S. Students for the Global Economy
Washington, D.C.

<p>Monday, Jan. 8, marks the fifth anniversary of the No Child Left Behind Act (NCLB) and the beginning of a comprehensive congressional exa

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Ready to Teach? PK-3 and NCLB
Washington, D.C.

<p>As Congress prepares for reauthorization of the No Child Left Behind Act, policymakers will be forced to answer difficult questions about

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Closing the Achievement Gap
Washington, D.C.

<p>Governor Tim Kaine of Virginia presented a <a href="http://newamerica.net/~newameri/publications/resources/2006/prepared_remarks_of_gover

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Fighting Fade-Out in Education
Washington, D.C.

<p>The New America Foundation's second event under the Early Education Initiative gathered a distinguished panel of speakers from academia a

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Building a 21st Century Economy
Washington, D.C.

<p>The New America Foundation launched its Early Education Expansion and Reform Initiative and released its new report "Building a 21st Cent

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Re-Opening the Door to College: Solutions for Restoring Federal Aid to Those Who Need It
Washington, D.C.

<p>With the current discussions of the reauthorization of the Higher Education Act underway, a unique opportunity now exists to make a colle

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