Education vouchers and charter schools are two of the most prominent and far-reaching forms of family-choice policies currently in evidence in the nation’s elementary and secondary schools. As such, they present important challenges to the traditional provision of public education in schools that are created, governed, funded, and operated by state and local authorities
Critics of American education frequently blame lagging student performance on the deteriorating American family structure. Moreover, it is widely asserted that substantial spending on schools and social programs over the past two decades has failed to reverse the educational downtrend.
CalculusPublisher: Wikibooks 2011Number of pages: 456Description:This wikibook aims to be a quality calculus textbook through which users may master the discipline. Standard topics such as limits, differentiation and integration are covered as well as sequences and series, multivariable and differential calculus.......
Eva Pongmanopap of LAUSD was helpful in building the student achievement files and in clarifying issues related to the data. We are also grateful to Richard Buddin for providing the data and for his support of the study. RAND Education provided additional support for carrying out the analyses.