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Rich education reform in a struggling state

The Arkansas Department of Education (ADE) very recently requested a waiver that would fully exempt the state from federal testing standards. The widespread belief that the move represents a permanent fix to an endless stream of instructional problems will only stunt statewide educational reform efforts over the long run. The education department continues to offer a thin reform platform in the face of some very thick education challenges, raising questions ...

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  • Headline: Rich education reform in a struggling state
  • Publication: Perspective, Pages 87 on 10/30/2011
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