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Council of Great City Schools (CGCS) - CGCS is a coalition of nearly 60 of the nation's largest urban public school systems, which works to promote urban education through legislation, research, media relations, instruction, management, technology and other special projects designed to improve the quality of urban education. The council offers legislative and managerial services to members and has task forces on bilingual education, finance, professional development, achievement gaps and leadership. This site provides information about CGCS members and partners, initiatives and projects, award programs, council positions, publications, press releases and reports....

Achieve Inc. - Achieve, an independent, bipartisan organization created at the 1996 National Education Summit, serves as a national clearinghouse on standards, assessment and accountability. Its Web site includes a database that allows sophisticated searches and side-by-side comparisons of the standards of more than 40 states and several foreign countries. The Achieve site also includes news items, policy briefs and detailed analyses of the standards and assessments of several states....

Consortium for Policy Research in Education (CPRE) - CPRE, a consortium of researchers from five of the nation’s leading universities, provides a range of publications – from policy briefs to full-scale research reports – on the impact of new accountability policies on students, teachers and schools....

Learning Forward - Founded in 1969, Learning Forward (formerly National Development Council) is the largest nonprofit professional association committed to ensuring success for all students through staff development and school improvement. Learning Forward views high-quality staff development programs as essential to creating schools in which all students and staff members are learners who continually improve their performance. (Learning Forward, June 2012)...

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