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Document Number: 4912

Improving Academic Achievement in Urban Schools: What Can Policymakers Do? PDF - This report, based on the input of nine urban district superintendents and experts, provides state policy recommendations that target improving the academic achievement of urban students. The report recommends that state policymakers consider comprehensive state policy support for urban districts rather than piecemeal support. The policy areas addressed include school governance, school finance, teaching quality, English language learners, early learning, data management, finances related to special education and integrated social, medical and mental health services for students. A three-page summary also is available. (Education Commission of the States, November 2003)...
Author: Shirley Dickson
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