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RAND Education has applied its expertise to almost every aspect of the education system for more than three decades. Our staff includes more than 70 experts from a wide range of disciplines. Our research sponsors include government agencies, foundations, and private-sector organizations.

Ideas for ESEA Reauthorization

As Congress considers reauthorizing the most recent iteration of the Elementary and Secondary Education Act—popularly known as No Child Left Behind—RAND experts put forth a number of recommendations for testing, teaching effectiveness, and school improvement.