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Document Number: 2527

”Moving Targets” - While students always come and go during the school year — particularly in urban areas — the problem, many experts say, is that for too long educators have accepted the notion that there is little they can do about it. This article presents research findings that point to a variety of specific measures schools can take both to discourage families from transferring their children during the academic year and ease the transition for children who have just moved. (Linda Jacobson, Education Week, April 4, 2001)...

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