March 26, 2012

OCR Data Reveals Substantial Educational Disparities for Minority Students

Earlier this month, the U.S. Dept. of Education’s Office for Civil Rights (OCR) released Part II of its 2009-10 Civil Rights Data Collection, exposing significant inequities […]
January 17, 2012

New Report Definitively Finds that Money Does Matter

A recent report written by Bruce Baker and published by the Albert Shanker Institute entitled “Revisiting the Age-Old Question: Does Money Matter in Education?” reviews the […]
December 15, 2011

Comprehensive Educational Opportunities Needed in Policy Initiatives

Helen Ladd’s recent paper: “Education and Poverty: Confronting the Evidence” and her Sunday New York Times op-ed “Class Matters. Why Don’t We Admit It?” that she […]
December 5, 2011

New Federal Report Confirms Inequities in Title I Funding

A U.S. Department of Education (USDOE) report released last week reveals that more than 40% of schools receiving Title I funds spent less state and local […]