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News Releases (55)
March 9, 2007 news release: RAND Study Says Greater Collaboration and Centralization of Functions Needed to Support Arts.
Un Estudio de RAND Concluye Que Carrera Magisterial Tiene Muy Poco Efecto Sobre el Aprovechamiento Escolar
February 6, 2007 News Release: RAND Study Finds Mexican Teacher Incentive Program Had Negligible Effect on Student Achievement.
February 1, 2007 news release: Study Finds Academic Gains Not Superior Among Philadelphia Students Enrolled in Privately Run Public Schools
November 29, 2006 News Release: RAND Study Says Many Louisiana Students Displaced by Hurricanes May Suffer Academically.
November 9, 2006 News Release: RAND Study Finds Most Schools Fail to Fully Adopt Reform Models Designed to Boost Student Achievement.
October 24, 2006 News Release: RAND Toolkit Identifies Programs for Long-Term Recovery Among Children Exposed to Significant Traumatic Events.
August 7, 2006 News Release: RAND Study Describes Strategies That Can Build Public and Governmental Support for State Arts Agencies.
July 12, 2006 News Release: RAND Study Breaks New Ground in Examining Pittsburgh Public Schools' Graduation Rates.
RAND news release: Los Angeles Residents Like Their Parks, but Are Most Likely to Use Those Close to Home
RAND Says Most Public Schools Managed by Edison Schools Match or Exceed Gains of Comparable Public Schools in 4 to 5 Years
RAND Study Finds Visual Arts Picture Isn't as Rosy as It First Appears
RAND Study Says Arts Policy Should Focus on
Building Individual Appreciation of the Arts
RAND Study Says 50-State Assessment of Student Reading Shows Students in Grades 4-12 Lag Behind Federal Goals
Arts Agencies Need to Reach Out to Broader Public in Order to Avoid Cycle of Budget Woes.