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  1. Accountability: Do high-stakes systems raise student achievement?
  2. Achievement Gaps: How do state stds., assmts., curric. influence achievement?
  3. Advanced Placement: Do state policies matter?
  4. Assessment: Are assessments that rely heavily on teacher judgment reliable?
  5. Choice of Schools: What do policymakers need to know?
  6. College Access: What helps to promote student access to college?
  7. College Persistence & Completion: What impacts student & institutional success?
  8. Common Core: What is it I need to know?
  9. Counseling: Does it really impact student decisionmaking?
  10. Dev. Studies/Remedial Ed.: What is the impact of policy and practice?
  11. Dev. Studies/Remedial Ed.: What role does and can it play in college completion?
  12. Dropouts: Why do students drop out of school and what might help them to stay?
  13. English Language Learners: Which approaches best impact achievement ?
  14. Exit Exams: What impact do they have on student outcomes?
  15. Governance: Do governance structures impact policy, finance and student outcomes
  16. Grade Configurations (i.e., K-3, K-8, 6-8): Do they matter?
  17. High School Curriculum: How important is rigor?
  18. Leadership: What policies and/or practices matter most?
  19. Mathematics: Which practices impact student achievement?
  20. Ninth Grade: Is it a make-or-break time for a successful high school career?
  21. Parent Involvement: What most impacts student success?
  22. PreK-Grade 3: What features define high-quality learning environments?
  23. Preschool: How prepared do teachers need to be?
  24. Preschool: How ready is ready for school?
  25. Reading/Literacy: Which practices matter most?
  26. Return on Investment: Where should leaders invest?
  27. School Improvement: What works in improving low-performing schools/districts?
  28. Service Learning: Does it matter?
  29. Student Mobility: Does it affect educational outcomes?
  30. Students with Disabilities: Enhancing outcomes
  31. Teaching Quality: How prevalent are research-based practices in the classroom?
  32. Teaching Quality: What helps recruit and retain good teachers?
  33. Teaching Quality: What metrics best measure teacher effectiveness?
  34. Teaching Quality: What preparation and practices matter?
  35. Using Data: How can long-term outcomes inform instructional programming?
  36. Value of an Education: What educational & student factors impact later earnings?
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