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How Writing Instruction, Interventions, and Assessment Can Improve Student Outcomes Resource

May 13, 2015

Writing does not automatically enhance students’ learning. To be effective, content area writing activities need to be thoughtfully constructed, explicitly taught, and appropriately supported.

The Phantom Menace: Policies that Protect Districts from Declining or Low Enrollments, Drive Up Spending, and Inhibit Adaptation Resource

January 28, 2015

This paper examines how current funding practices lead to inefficiencies, particularly through the funding of “phantom students.” The authors explain current accounting procedures in K-12 education, propose ways to make them more precise,

A girl’s courage challenges us to act Article

February 11, 2013

This op-ed originally appeared in The Washington Post.On Tuesday afternoon, Malala Yousafzai was a 14-year-old girl riding home on a...

Message from President George W. Bush on Memorial Day Article

May 25, 2015

"Laura and I join our fellow citizens in honoring the courageous souls who have given their lives in defense of our country." ...

Statement by President George W. Bush on the Passing of Former Prime Minister Ariel Sharon Article

January 11, 2014

"Laura and I join our friends in Israel and around the world in mourning the loss of former Prime Minister Ariel Sharon.  I was honored...

A New Wave of National Parks Article

June 6, 2011

Former First Lady Laura Bush writes in The Wall Street Journal that our ocean frontiers are disappearing, and it is up to us to conserve the most...

Remarks by President George W. Bush at The Civil Rights Summit Article

April 11, 2014

"Equal opportunity is a unifying national purpose, but it is not a natural condition... It is the continuing goal of education reform – and it really is the continuing work of the civil rights movement."

Women's Rights Key to Afghan Success Article

June 29, 2011

Each time I meet a woman from Afghanistan, I am reminded that although women faced the harshest treatment under the Taliban, today they are one of...