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Intervening Early And Successfully In The Education Pipeline, Laura W. Perna, Michelle Asha Cooper Sep 2005

Intervening Early And Successfully In The Education Pipeline, Laura W. Perna, Michelle Asha Cooper

GSE Publications

No abstract provided.


Is The United States Really Losing The International Horse Race In Academic Achievement?, Erling E. Boe, Sujie Shin May 2005

Is The United States Really Losing The International Horse Race In Academic Achievement?, Erling E. Boe, Sujie Shin

GSE Publications

The results of international assessments of student achievement are far more nuanced than the headlines lead us to believe. Having examined six comparisons of performance — in various subjects and at various levels — by students in the U.S. and other industrialized nations, Mr. Boe and Ms. Shin conclude that the dire pronouncements about America’s standing are greatly exaggerated.


No Child Left Behind: Repealing And “Unpeeling” Federal Language Education Policy In The United States, Bruce A. Evans, Nancy H. Hornberger Mar 2005

No Child Left Behind: Repealing And “Unpeeling” Federal Language Education Policy In The United States, Bruce A. Evans, Nancy H. Hornberger

GSE Publications

For more than three decades U.S. language education policy was realized through the Bilingual Education Act (BEA), enacted in 1968 to meet the educational needs of language minority students. The BEA emphasized bilingual education and provided options for the development of students’ native language as well as their English language proficiency and academic achievement. In 2002 the BEA was replaced with the English Language Acquisition, Language Enhancement, and Academic Achievement Act. Current policy implicitly repeals the BEA and emphasizes the need for schools to quickly develop students' English language proficiency and move them to English only classrooms. Drawing on ...


Opening And Filling Up Implementational And Ideological Spaces In Heritage Language Education, Nancy H. Hornberger Jan 2005

Opening And Filling Up Implementational And Ideological Spaces In Heritage Language Education, Nancy H. Hornberger

GSE Publications

No abstract provided.


Letters To The Editor: More To The Story, Laura W. Perna, Sharon Fries-Britt, Jeffrey Milem, John Williams Jan 2005

Letters To The Editor: More To The Story, Laura W. Perna, Sharon Fries-Britt, Jeffrey Milem, John Williams

GSE Publications

Editor-We are writing to comment on your article, "A Mixed Blessing? Critics object to Mississippi's settlement of a 1975 anti-segregation lawsuit involving the state's 'historically black universities' " (National CrossTalk, Summer 2004). While shedding light on the "desegregation" of the historically black colleges and universities (HBCUs) in Mississippi, the article could also mislead readers about the extent to which colleges and universities in the 19 southern and southern-border states are providing equal educational opportunity to blacks.


The Dilemma Of Presidential Leadership, Robert Birnbaum, Peter D. Eckel Jan 2005

The Dilemma Of Presidential Leadership, Robert Birnbaum, Peter D. Eckel

GSE Publications

Every decade, about five thousand persons serve as college or university presidents. Over a term of office averaging less than seven years, the president is expected to serve simultaneously as the chief administrator of a large and complex bureaucracy, as the convening colleague of a professional community, as a symbolic elder in a campus culture of shared values and symbols, and (in some institutions) as a public official accountable to a public board and responsive to the demands of other governmental agencies. Balancing the conflicting expectations of these roles has always been difficult; changing demographic trends, fiscal constraints, the complexity ...