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Leading school improvement

  • Education reform, accountability, and the achievement gap <article + comments> Jal Mehta
  • Building a new structure for school leadership <article> Richard Elmore

Provide support for healthy development

  • Secrets of successful after school programs: What research reveals <article> Harvard Family Research Project

Using tests to assess performance and inform policy

  • Measure for measures: What do standardized tests really tell us about students and schools? <article + video> Daniel Koretz

Using data to improve instruction

  • No teacher left behind? Good news and bad about new routes to becoming a teacher <article> Susan Moore Johnson

Using data to raise student achievement

  • From lipstick to learning: Research goes to school <article> Kurt Fischer

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