The Brown Center Report on American Education

The Brown Center Report on American Education

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The Brown Center on Education Policy conducts research on topics in American education, with a special focus on efforts to improve academic achievement in elementary and secondary schools. The center seeks to inform policymakers at all levels of government, to influence the course of future educational research, and to produce a body of work not only valuable to policymakers and scholars, but also parents, teachers, administrators, taxpayers, school board members, and the general public.This annual report card analyzes the state of American education using the latest measures of student learning, uncovers and explains important trends in achievement test scores, and identifies promising and disappointing educational reforms. Unlike similar reports intended solely for government use, the Brown Center annual report card is written for an audience of parents, teachers, and policymakers.The National Council of Teachers of Mathematics (NCTM) first expressed its support for calculators in 1974. It reissued the endorsement in 1980, calling for schools to aquot;introduce calculators and computers into the classroom at the earliest grade practicable. ... exploratory purposes and problem-solving activities.40 Everyday calculator use is correlated with lower test scores Math The Brown Center Reportanbsp;...

Title:The Brown Center Report on American Education
Author:Paul Diperna
Publisher:Brookings Institution Press - 2000-09-01


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