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American Schools Will Not Hit Proficiency Marks Unless They Attend to Nonschool Factors


Jeffrey Henig

Jeffrey Henig

TC's Jeffrey Henig, with co-author S. Paul Reville, write in Education Week that Americans need to address social factors such as socioeconomic status, concentrations of poverty, and school and residential mobility, if children are going to meet achievement marks set by No Child Left Behind legislation.

Link to: Why Attention Will Return to Non-School Factors

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