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Author(s):National Partnership for At-Risk Schools
Title:Qualified teachers for at-risk schools: A national imperative
Organization:National Partnership for At-Risk Schools
Short Description:The goal of this report is discuss what we know and don’t know about the challenge of staffing at-risk schools, and to identify some of the strategies that policymakers and other key stakeholders can consider in their efforts to ensure that students in all schools have the high-quality teachers they need and deserve.
Annotation:Many people assume that achievement gaps are the inevitable result of poverty and social problmes, however research indicates that a succession of motivated, well-prepared, and experienced teachers, can narrow, if not completely close the gaps in achievement between poor children and their more affluent peers. The goal of this report is discuss what we know and don’t know about the challenge of staffing at-risk schools, and to identify some of the strategies that policymakers and other key stakeholders can consider in their efforts to ensure that students in all schools have the high-quality teachers they need and deserve.
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Achievement Gap
Educational Attainment/College Degree Completion
Low-Income Students
National Perspectives
Student Success
Teaching/Teacher Quality

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Measuring up 2006 state report card on education: Indiana
Stafford loan forgiveness program for teachers
Economic diversity of colleges: College-level data for researchers and the public
Taxing matters
The impact of advice on price: Evidence from research
Impact of student aid program design, operations, and marketing on the formation of family college-going plans and resulting college-going behaviors of potential students
Characteristics of undergraduate borrowers: 1999-2000
Early commitment financial aid programs
Postsecondary education opportunity
Indiana higher education opportunity data book
First in the family: Advice about college from first generation students
Workbook of state affordability rates 2004
Breaking through: Helping low-skilled adults enter and succeed in college and careers
Quality, affordability and access: Americans speak on higher education
Focus on families: How to build and support family-centered practices after school
Prep for prep
Financial aid issues for students from low income families
Teens and technology: Youth are leading the transition to a fully wired and mobile nation
California trends in student aid: 1994-95 to 2003-04
Creating college opportunity for all: Prepared students and affordable colleges
NDSFA: Getting the most out of federal aid spending -- encouraging colleges and universities to promote the common good
On the road to college: Developing mobile and regional outreach services
Position paper on the reauthorization of higher education act
The effects of merit-based financial aid on course enrollment, withdrawal, and completion in college
Indiana's 2006 graduation rate
Catching the Dream
Coercive mobility and crime: A preliminary examination of concentrated incarceration and social disorganization
A research agenda for the study of the effects of borrowing and the prospects of indebtedness on students' college-going choices
Understanding college access for under-represented students: Trends, issues, and strategies
Access to college: The role of tuition, financial aid, scholastic preparation and college supply in public college enrollments
Women reap more benefits from higher education, study finds
The UW-Madison sixth annual plan 2008 campus forum
Financial aid and scholarship information for undocumented students
Squeeze play: How parents and the public look at higher education today
Feasibility of a student unit record system within the integrated postsecondary education data system
Improving educational opportunties for students who work
Federal student aid need analysis: Background and selected simplification issues
No way out: Student loans, financial distress, and the need for policy reform
What every college access practitioner should know about: Economic diversity in Indiana and U.S. colleges and universities
Delta project on postsecondary education costs, productivity, and accountability
Reaching higher with accountability (working paper)
A profile of the Talent Search program: 1999-2000
A study of the Talent Search program: Analysis and highlights
What are they and how do I use them? Strategies and tools to increase and improve filing of the federal Hope and Lifetime Learning education tax credits by low-income filers
Learning better together: The impact of learning communities on the persistence of low-income students
Stronger department of education oversight needed to help ensure only eligible students receive federal student aid
Promoting Full-Time Attendance Among Adults in Community College
Why 529 college savings plans favor the fortunate
What is the price of college? Total, net, and out of pocket prices in 2007-08
2008-09 EFC (Expected Family Contribution) Formula Guide
The Kalamazoo Promise
Center for native education
Education pays 2007: The benefits of higher education for individuals and society
Gates Millenium Scholars Program
Initiative on Educational Excellence for Hispanic Americans Website and Secondary School Toolkit - English
Enlace: Engaging Latino communities for education
Rescuing Brown v. Board of Education: Profiles of twelve school districts pursuing socioeconomic school integration
Using EXPLORE® and PLAN® Data to Evaluate GEAR UP Programs
Breaking the cycle of poverty starts with learning
Fighting poverty through incentives and work mandates for young men
Improving math performance
In-state tuition for undocumented immigrants: States' rights and educational opportunity
Student loans and public accountability