July 2002 School Reform News

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July, 2002
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Fewer than half of America’s fourth-graders (46 percent) could recognize a key passage from the Declaration of Independence, according to the latest grades in history announced on the nation’s Report Card for 2001 by the National Center for Education Statistics. The story gets Page 1 coverage in the July 2002 issue of School Reform News, accompanied by a 16-question history test you can take for yourself ... or assign as summer homework to your children! The issue also covers legal action against the NEA, a recent Brookings Institution conference, special-education reform, tax credits in Pennsylvania, the superior performance of Catholic schools, private education management companies, and the 2001 national awards for education reporting. (download pdf)

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