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Author(s):Henderson, A
Title:No Child Left Behind: What's in it for parents (Spanish Language Version)
Organization:W.K. Kellogg Foundation
Short Description:Parent Leadership Associates--the national training affiliate of the Prichard Committee for Academic Excellence--produced a 40-page guide in 2003 for parent leaders about opportunities provided by the No Child Left Behind law. The Kellogg Foundation funded a Spanish-language version as part of ENLACE.
Annotation:The No Child Left Behind Act requires school districts that enroll low-income, underserved students to adopt formal policies to engage parents in school. Parent Leadership Associates--the national training affiliate of the Prichard Committee for Academic Excellence--produced a 40-page guide in 2003 for parent leaders about opportunities provided by the law. The Kellogg Foundation funded a Spanish-language version as part of ENLACE.
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Parent involvement: School-initiated family and community partnerships
Teacher quality in a changing policy landscape: Improvements in the teacher pool
Creating a college-going culture guide
Improving educational attainment through extensive postsecondary encouragement services
Cashing in or cashing out: Tools for measuring the effectiveness and outcomes of financial aid events
Parent primer on career exploration
A Better Chance.org
Mentors en Español
State and local implementation of the No Child Left Behind Act - Accountability under NCLB: Interim report
Effective literacy and English language instruction for English learners in the elementary grades
A parent handbook for career development
GEAR UP Resources Clearinghouse Homepage
Course-taking patterns and preparation for postsecondary education in California's public university systems among minority youth
The student to counselor ratio: Does it matter?
Examining gaps in mathematics achievement among racial-ethnic groups, 1972-1992
The 4th annual AP report to the nation
The costs and benefits of an excellent education for all of America's children
Indiana's guide to paying for college
Middle-class schools for all
Adult Literacy Education In Immigrant Communities: Identifying Policy and Program Priorities for Helping Newcomers Learn English
Lessons learned: New teachers talk about their jobs, challenges, and long-range plans
Learn and Serve America: National Service Learning Clearinghouse
Engaged for success: Service-learning as a tool for high school dropout prevention
Network for Good
No Child Left Behind - standards, assessment, and accountability
Ron Brown Scholar Program
Ready to succeed: Changing systems to give California's foster children the opportunities they deserve to be ready for and succeed in school
A descriptive study of urban school counseling
A model of success: The model institution's for excellence program's successful leadership in STEM education (1995-2007)
Closing the achievement gap: Exploring quality choices: Vouchers
Graduating America: Meeting the challenge of low-graduation rate high schools
Bringing off-track youth into the center of high school reform: Lessons and tools from leading communities
The misplaced math student: Lost in eighth-grade Algebra
Grade retention: Achievement and mental health outcomes
Web tables - profiles of students in graduate and first-professional education: 2007-08
Web tables - student financing of undergraduate education: 2007-08
Gaining ground: High schools closing the achievement gap
Children of immigrants: 2008 state trends update
Young Hispanic children: Boosting opportunities for learning
A call for change: The social and eductational factors contributing to the outcomes of black males in urban schools
Status and trends in the education of minority groups
Transforming the high school experience: How New York City's new small schools are boosting student achievement and graduation rates
National Opportunity to Learn Campaign
America's private public schools
Yes we can: The Schott state report on black males and education (national and state reports)
Strengthening partnerships and building public will for out-of-school time programs
Close the hidden funding gaps in our schools
College readiness for all: The challenge for urban high schools
Florida policy options to accelerate Latino student success in higher education
Postsecondary education and training as we know it is not enough: Why we need to leaven postsecondary strategy with more attention to employment policy, social policy, and career and technical education in high school
Minorities and the recession era college enrollment boom
Federal higher education policy priorities and the Asian American and Pacific Islander community
Six reasons the Keep our Educators Working Act should be amended to require states receiving funds to end seniority-only teacher-layoff policies
Stuck schools: A framework for identifying schools where students need change--now!
The online learning imperative: A solution to three looming crises in education
Rising to the challenge: Hispanic college graduation rates as a national priority
California Dropout Research Project (CDRP)
Why students drop out of school: A review of 25 years of research
This school works for me: Creating choices to boost student achievement: An implementation guide for school district administrators
Communities of color: A critical perspective in the Common Standards movement
High school policy reform: A plan for success (California)
Expanding access and opportunity: The impact of the Gates Millennium Scholars program (2010 Update)
Empowering effective teachers: Readiness for reform
Growing What Works Database
Are charter schools making a difference? A study of student outcomes in eight states
Fighting for quality and equality, too: How states and policymakers can ensure the drive to improve teacher quality doesn't just trickle down to poor and minority children
Assets and liabilities, educational expectations, and children's college degree attainment
Race to the Top: Accelerating college and career readiness in states: Low-performing schools
Assessing the use and impact of ECMC Foundation's Realizing the College Dream curriculum
Education reform starts early: Lessons from New Jersey's PreK-3rd reform efforts
Are achievement gaps closing and is achievement rising for all?
Investing in their future: A survey of student and parental support for learning
Annotated bibliography of resources for transforming school counseling
Integration defended: Berkley Unified's strategy to maintain school diversity
Educational Policy Improvement Center
Listening to Latinas: Barriers to high school graduation
Helping Latinas succeed in school: How federal policymakers can address barriers to high school graduation
Latinos and education: Explaining the attainment gap
Moving English language learners to college- and career-readiness
Breaking barriers: Plotting the path to academic success for school-age african-american males
Which students to serve? Universal or targeted eligibility for postsecondary opportunity programs
Mentoring in schools: An impact study of Big Brothers Big Sisters school-based mentoring
The impact of enhancing students' social and emotional learning: A meta-analysis of school-based universal interventions
Children of immigrants economic well-being
Filling in the blanks: How information can affect choice in higher education
The state of communities of color in the U.S. economy
Untapped potential: Fulfilling the promise of Big Brother Big Sisters and the bigs and littles they represent
Winning by degrees: The strategies of highly productive higher-education institutions
Divided we fail in LA: Improving completion and closing racial gaps in the Los Angeles community college district
State high school tests: Exit exams and other assessments
A call to action to raise achievement for African American students
Ready by 21 case study: Massachusetts
Meeting the challenge: The role of school leaders in turning around the lowest-performing high schools
Education as a data-driven enterprise: A primer for leaders in business, philanthropy, and education
Aligning education and workforce goals to foster economic development
Five ways ed pays (Spanish language version)
How students are making it: Perspectives on getting through college from recent graduates of the Boston Public Schools (Full Report)
Latino college completion: Pennsylvania
Unlocking doors and expanding opportunity: Moving beyond the limiting reality of college and career readiness in California high schools
US Department of Education Civil Rights Data Collection
Latino college completion: State series
La Plaza
Standing on the shoulders of giants: An American agenda for education reform
Power play: Teacher characteristics and class assignments
America's high school graduates: Results from the 2009 NAEP High School Transcript Study
Driving innovation: How six states are organizing to improve outcomes in developmental education
The other pipeline: From prison to diploma: Community colleges and correctional education programs
Learning denied: The case for equitable access to effective teaching in California's largest school district
Not the ceiling, but the floor: Innovative Harlem early childhood education effort complicated by varying government regulations
The nation's report card: Science 2011
MPI updates national and state level estimates of potential DREAM Act beneficiaries
New Americans in postsecondary education: A profile of immigrant and second-generation American undergraduates
For this place, for these people: An exploration of best practices among charter schools serving native students
Opportunities suspended: The disparate impact of disciplinary exclusion from school
Unrealized promises: Unequal access, affordability, and excellence at community colleges in Southern California
The strengths and challenges of community organizing as an education reform strategy: What the research says
Chartering equity: Using charter school legislation and policy to advance equal educational opportunity
Much accomplished, much at stake: Performance and policy in Maryland higher education
The educational experience of young men of color: A review of research, pathways and progress
The economic value of opportunity youth
It can be done, it's being done, and here's how
State education agencies as agents of change: What will it take for the states to step up on education reform
Tackling tough topics: An educator's guide to working with military kids
Successful school-community partnerships: Using lessons learned from practice and research to expand learning
2011 Kids count data book: State profiles of child well-being:
Kids Count Data Center
Investing in education powers US competitiveness: Education funding must be preserved
Common core state standards: Progress and challenges in school districts' implementation
Striving for student success: A model of shared accountability
From birth to college: Findings from Year 1 of a process evaluation of the University of chicago charter school model
Increasing teacher diversity: Strategies to improve the teacher workforce
The relevance of Asian Americans and Pacific Islanders in the college completion agenda
Whether and how to use state tests to measure student achievement in a multi-state randomized experiment: An empirical assessment based on four recent evaluations
The road ahead: A look at trends in the educational attainment of community college students