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Empire State Partnerships

The Empire State Partnerships program (ESP) was a statewide program that supported partnerships between schools and arts organizations. Funded by the state of New York

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You Too, Are Strong

I was quite struck by Mayor Menino’s speech yesterday at the one year celebration of the Boston Bombing. Inside the Hynes Convention Center, Menino cites

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Civil Rights Data Collection

One of the advantages of larger data sets is that the analysis provides insights to researchers that are provocative: “The U.S. Department of Education’s Office

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College Exit Exam

Taking Exit Exams in order to graduate college is a new trend in college accountability. Previously, a student’s grade-point-average would stand in for this accountability,

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Cheating on High Stakes Tests

John Merrow has documented several scandals involving cheating, including this one in Washington, DC, under former Chancellor Michelle Rhee. In Merrow’s Blog, Learning Matters/Taking Note, he

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