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2003 Brown Center Report on American Education

Released in October 2003, this detailed and helpful report from the Brown Center on Education Policy at the Brookings Institution offers a broad overview of the current state of American education from kindergarten through 12th grade. Authored by Tom Loveless, the director of the Brown Center, the report notes that overall student achievement across the United States was largely a mixed affair, as...
Perspectives on Urban Education

The University of Pennsylvania has one of the most respected schools of education in the United States, and, with this first edition of the online journal Perspectives on Urban education, they continue with one of their prime interest areas, namely that of urban educational outreach and scholarship. As their mission statement suggests, "The purpose of an electronic journal format is to provide a...
Quality Counts 98: The Urban Challenge

The 1998 edition of this Education Week (discussed in the September 13, 1996 Scout Report) special report focuses on the failings and challenges of education in America's urban areas. The analysis makes use of previously unpublished data from the federal government and a survey of 74 large city districts, conducted in collaboration with the Council of the Great City Schools. At the site users will...