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Annenberg-Sponsored Poll Shows Urban Residents Concerned Their Children Will Be Left Behind - A poll conducted for the Annenberg Institute for School Reform at Brown University found that urban Americans reject "one-school-at-a-time" approaches to improving urban schools. The poll also found a strong preference for districtwide solutions that target all schools within a community. In addition, 74% of respondents voiced their concern that a provision of the No Child Left Behind law allowing students from under-performing schools to transfer to higher-performing schools will end up harming the struggling urban schools from which students transfer. (Annenberg Institute for School Reform, October 2002)...

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