1. High-Achieving Students in the Era of NCLB

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    Researchers Tom Loveless and Steve Farkas discuss the findings of their studies on whether No Child Left Behind, by focusing so heavily on closing the achievement gap, neglects high-achieving students. Find…

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    • Resolved: A Larger Federal Role in Education is Needed in the 21st Century. Lessons from NCLB.

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      This debate took place at the Thomas B. Fordham Institute on September 24, 2008. Hon. Roy Romer (Colorado) and Jon Schnur (New Leaders for New Schools) faced off against Diane Ravitch (NYU, Hoover)…

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      • High Stakes Testing is the Enemy

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        This is an enhanced podcast of Dr. David Berliner’s presentation at the Texas Tech University College of Education on Friday, April 28, 2006. The title of Dr. Berliner’s keynote address for the college’s…

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        • Jonathan Kozol at Constructing Modern Knowledge 2011

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          Legendary author, activist and civil right pioneer Jonathan Kozol was a guest speaker at Constructing Modern Knowledge July 11, 2011 in Manchester, NH. Constructing Modern Knowledge is a four-day…

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          • Panel 2: The Federal Role in Immigrant Integration: Too Little, Too Much, or Just Right?

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            MPI Senior Vice President and Director of Studies Michael Fix leads a discussion on the challenges and opportunities facing immigrant integration, including potential legalization legislation, the…

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            • Dr. Diane Ravitch at American University July 29th

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              Dr. Diane Ravitch delivers a keynote address at American University on July 29th, 2011. Rita Solnet, co-founded of Parents Across America, gives the introduction.

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              • Why did the government group students by race and ethnicity?

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                No Child Left Behind shed light on the achievement by grouping students primarily by race and ethnicity and then collecting data on each group's performance.The NCLB race subgroups included…

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                • NCLB Black Students

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                  No Child Left Behind, following the lead of the Office of Management and Budget's definition of racial groups, created a subgroup called Black Students. Linguists defined the English language into…

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                  • Female Students

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                    What are the challenges and successes of girls in the educational system? Dr. Patricia Fagin, Head of School of Stuart Country Day School, helps us understand girls' educational experiences.

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                    • HIGHER EDUCATION TODAY - Unions and Education

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                      HIGHER EDUCATION TODAY -- Unions and Education -- Guest: Dennis Van Roekel, President, National Education Association. Your connection to contemporary issues, people, and institutions involved in…

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