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Document Number: 1377

Allocating Federal Funds MS Word - In November 1997, the U.S. Congress allocated $150 million new federal dollars that states can use to support school improvement efforts. The bipartisan legislation reflects a growing belief that comprehensive school reform programs are an effective way to raise academic achievement for all students. What distinguishes this new allocation, known as the Comprehensive School Reform Demonstration project, is its clear message that a collection of such add-on programs does not necessarily add up to a coherent schoolwide vision that drives effective reform. (Education Commission of the States and New American Schools, March 1998)...
Author: ECS and New American Schools
Publisher: ECS

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