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Mathematics
Understanding University Success: Work Samples

A project of the Association of American Universities
and The Pew Charitable Trusts









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ALIGNED EXPECTATIONS?
A CLOSER LOOK AT COLLEGE ADMISSIONS AND PLACEMENT TESTS



Aligned Expectations? A Closer Look at College Admissions and Placement Tests is an Achieve report that examines what admissions and placement tests measure with recommendations for K-12 and higher education policymakers. (April 2007)









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ACT National Curriculum Survey ® 2005–2006


New Study Points to Gap Between U.S. High School Curriculum
and College Expectations










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EDUCATING
RESEARCHERS
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BY ARTHUR LEVINE


The Education Schools Project
April 2007












EDUCATING
SCHOOL TEACHERS

BY ARTHUR LEVI NE


The Education Schools Project
September 2006










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Ready or Not


Creating a High School
Diploma That Counts



The American Diploma Project

Achieve, Inc.







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Doing the Math:
Are Maryland’s High School Math Standards
Adding Up to College Success?

BY GABRIELLE MARTINO, PH.D., WITH W. STEPHEN WILSON, PH.D.
Examining the Alignment Among Maryland’s Voluntary State Curriculum
for High School Mathematics, the Algebra I High School Assessment,
and the Accuplacer College Placement Tests



PUBLISHED BY
The Abell Foundation
111 S. Calvert Street, Suite 2300
Baltimore, Maryland 21202
www.abell.org

A P R I L 2 0 0 9






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Diploma to NOWHERE




A HOAX IS BEING PLAYED ON AMERICA. THE PUBLIC
BELIEVES THAT A HIGH SCHOOL DIPLOMA SHOWS THAT
A STUDENT IS READY FOR COLLEGE-LEVEL ACADEMICS.
PARENTS BELIEVE IT TOO. SO DO STUDENTS.

Remediation rates for several state presented.

Strong American Schools
2008


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Racial Disparity in Education:
Questions WSIPP and
Policy-makers Should Consider

September 2006



AMERICAN CIVIL LIBERTIES UNION OF WASHINGTON FOUNDATION






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The Final Report of the
National Mathematics
Advisory Panel



2008
U.S. Department of Education








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No Common Denominator
The Preparation of Elementary Teachers in
Mathematics by America’s Education Schools

Full report
June 2008



National Council on Teacher Quality
NCTQ


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Sizing Up State Standards 2008



American Federation of Teachers
AFT








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The State of State MATH Standards 2005


by David Klein
With Bastiaan J.Braams,Thomas Parker,
William Quirk,Wilfried Schmid,

and W.Stephen Wilson


The Thomas B.Fordham Foundation
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An A-Maze-ing Approach To Math

A mathematician with child learns some politics


By Barry Garelick

Spring 2005






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The Proficiency Illusion

October 4, 2007
by John Cronin, Michael Dahlin, Deborah Adkins, G. Gage Kingsbury


"The Proficiency Illusion" reveals that the tests that states use to measure academic progress under the No Child Left Behind Act are creating a false impression of success, especially in reading and especially in the early grades.


The Thomas B. Fordham Institute



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The Deliberate Dumbing Down of America

A Chronological Paper Trail

by Charlotte Thomson Iserbyt

1999

the deliberate dumbing down of america is a chronological history of the past 100+ years of education reform. Each chapter takes a period of history and recounts the significant events, including important geopolitical and societal contextual information. Citations from government plans, policy documents, and key writings by leading reformers record the rise of the modern education reform movement. Americans of all ages will welcome this riveting expose of what really happened to what was once the finest education system in the world.




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Assisting Students Struggling with
Mathematics: Response to Intervention
(RtI) for Elementary and Middle Schools






Institute of Education Sciences (IES)

What Works Clearinghouse

April 2009









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Does Teacher Professional Development
Have Effects on Teaching and Learning?


Evaluation Findings from
Programs in 14 states

2008





Council of Chief State School Officers (CCSSO)







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Measuring Up 2008

The National Report Card
On Higher Education




The National Center for Public Policy and Higher Education









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Understanding and Reporting
on Academic Rigor



A Hechinger Institute Primer for Journalists




The Hechinger Institute on Education and the Media










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Education Quality and
Economic Growth






THE WORLD BANK


2007











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San Francisco Bay Area
KIPP Schools


A Study of Early Implementation and Achievement
FINAL REPORT






Center for Education Policy
SRI International
2008






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Bay Area KIPP Schools
A Study of Early Implementation
First Year Report 2004–05




March 2006



SRI International










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Advanced Placement
and International
Baccalaureate


Do They Deserve Gold Star Status?




The Thomas B. Fordham Institute


November 2007





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Tackling the STEM crisis:
Five steps your state can take to improve the quality and quantity of its K-12 math and science teachers






National Council on Teacher Quality
NCTQ






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How the World's Best Performing School Systems Come Out on Top

September 2007




National Council on Teacher Quality
NCTQ


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A Nation of Opportunity: Building
America’s 21st Century Workforce


U.S. 21st Century Workforce Commission
21st Century Workforce Commission



Year 2000








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Learning for the 21st Century:
A Report and Mile Guide For 21st Century Skill
s

Partnership for 21st Century Skills













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Curriculum Focal Points
for Prekindergarten through Grade 8 Mathematics

A Quest for Coherence



The National Council of Teachers of Mathematics, Inc.
NCTM


2006



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Transition Mathematics Project (TMP)
College Readiness Mathematics Standards
Washington State


A collaborative project of K-12 schools, community and technical colleges
and baccalaureate institution
s













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Leaders and Laggards:
A State-by-State Report Card on Educational Effectiveness



Institute for a Competitive Workforce

U.S. Chamber of Commerce

February 2007















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