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  • Alternative teacher certification: A research note

    Written by Mitch Pearlstein on May 01 2009

    More than 20 years ago when I worked in the research branch of the U.S. Department of Education in Washington, a higher-up came into my office one day and informed me that I would be flying to North C...

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  • Efficiency and Effectiveness in Minnesota School Districts

    Written by Cheri Pierson Yecke, Ph.D. on Feb 11 2005

    It is no secret that public schools across the country have been coping with slower increases in funding, or even cuts, due to the recent economic downturn. And although the economy has now been recov...

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  • Kids, Schools, and Politics

    Written by Cheri Pierson Yecke, Ph.D. on Dec 07 2004

    To protect the academic integrity of our classrooms and to ensure the nonpartisan use of taxpayer dollars, schools must have policies in place that address potentially partisan issues BEFORE being fac...

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