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...Eventually they are going to have parents tugging at their sleeves," said John Jennings, a Washington-based education researcher who spent two decades working on education policy for congressional Democrats. "Maybe these numbers are going...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/082100/Bre_breakin.shtml
Are some 'A's' worth more than others?

...aren't in Advanced Placement courses is less important, some Maryland school officials told Gail Downs, an education researcher at the University of Maine at Orono. They also said weighted grades lower the class ranking of other students...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/020705/loc_20050207002.shtml
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Big or small? Which works?

...roughly 1,600 high school students will be split between two 800-student schools. Will they be better schools? Education researchers seem to contradict a major point in each side in the debate about the Juneau initiative. They say 800-student...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/031404/loc_school.shtml
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At top colleges, diversity not just black-white

...beat the odds and a little bit of affirmative action based on race," said Richard Kahlenberg, an author and education researcher with The Century Foundation, a Washington, D.C. think tank. "Yet today's colleges and universities do...

http://juneauempire.com/neighbors/2011-04-30/top-colleges-diversity-not-just-bla
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State teacher shortages blamed on stagnant pay

...achievement and make that a factor in hiring, firing and what to pay individual teachers, said Eric Hanushek, an education researcher at the Hoover Institution at Stanford University. If schools hire and retain teachers in the same old way, they...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/022501/Loc_StagnantPay.html
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Researchers say small is better, but with a purpose

...or from low-income families. Nonetheless, education researchers disagree about the ideal size for a high school...gains from small schools aren't automatic, education researchers warned. There are plenty of small high schools...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/092004/loc_small.shtml
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Juneau Empire Story Archive

...achievement and make that a factor in hiring, firing and what to pay individual teachers, said Eric Hanushek, an education researcher at the Hoover Institution at Stanford University. If schools hire and retain teachers in the same old way, they...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/022501/Loc_StagnantPay.shtml
It takes time to create a good, small school

...wants to reap the benefits of small schools, it won't be enough simply to have two 800-student high schools, education researchers suggest. "Is 800 small enough?" asked Chris Roellke, an education professor at Vassar College, in Poughkeepsie...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/031404/loc_schoolside.shtml
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