Jan 28, 2016
The majority of K-12 teachers are expected to address state standards for English language arts (ELA) and literacy, but many reported the need for professional development in order to help students meet these standards.
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Testimony submitted before the House Committee on Veterans' Affairs, Subcommittee on Economic Opportunity on May 16, 2012.
Testimony presented before the Council of the District of Columbia, Committee of the Whole on February 16, 2012.
Testimony presented to the California Select Committee on the Master Plan for Education.
Testimony presented to the California Little Hoover Commission.
Testimony presented before the California State Senate Education Committee.
Testimony presented to the California State Assembly Select Committee on School Safety.
Testimony presented to the Education Task Force, Budget Committee, U.S. House of Representatives.
The need to fill semiskilled jobs in the West Virginia and southwestern Pennsylvania energy sector and rapidly evolving technology and innovations require improving the pipeline of trained workers entering the labor force serving the industry.
Research summary describing our evaluation of the assessment process for submissions to the impact element of the Research Excellence Framework 2014 by UK universities, to explore strengths, weaknesses and implications for future similar exercises.
This brief describes the near-term effects of voluntary summer learning programs provided by five urban school districts to large numbers of struggling low-income elementary students in the summer of 2013.
Summarizes findings from an evaluation of Hawai'i's statewide preschool through third grade (P–3) initiative, which aims to have every child in Hawai'i read at grade level by third grade.
Through an employee survey, we found that making the Cambridge area a better place to live requires a rounded approach. Housing and traffic were the greatest concerns, while leisure, education and health were associated with local area satisfaction.