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August 04, 2019

ESSA Puts Pressure on Schools to Reduce Student Absences. Here's How They Might Do It

A new report from FutureEd assesses the research behind interventions designed to tackle chronic absenteeism.

September 13, 2018

Dismal Federal Study of School Improvement Grant Program Missed the Boat, Report Says

A federal analysis on the School Improvement Grant program ignored more positive localized pictures of the program, and had design flaws, a new report says.

August 06, 2018

Eligibility for Federal School Improvement Grants Helped Ohio Students, Study Says

Academic achievement at Ohio schools eligible for School Improvement Grants during the Obama administration increased for a few years, a new study says, but SIG's legacy remains complicated.

October 05, 2016

See Ed. Dept. Guidance on Using Federal Aid for School Turnarounds Under ESSA

Last month, the department released "Supporting School Reform by Leveraging Federal Funds in a Schoolwide Program." It specifies how schools can use federal money to drive comprehensive turnaround efforts under the Every Student Succeeds Act.

August 29, 2016

Vast Majority of Americans Want Failing Schools Fixed, Not Closed, Poll Finds

"This finding, perhaps more than any other, exemplifies the divide between the reform agenda of the past 16 years and the actual desires of the American public," a PDK poll analysis said.

August 10, 2016

Flailing States Must Look Abroad to Get Schools Back on Track, Says Report

In "No Time to Lose," there are echoes of "A Nation at Risk," the landmark 1983 report produced by a commission for President Ronald Reagan.


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