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Document Number: 9381

How Federal Education Policy Under the Elementary and Secondary Education Act Can Support States in School Improvement - Researchers examined federal and state roles in improving schools and student achievement and found that states are still searching for the most effective ways to improve schools. However, they also found no specific strategy yet exists that will work for all states. They concluded that federal policymakers should consider the key issues of state capacity, cost and state politics when designing policies to improve public education. (RAND Education, 2011)...

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