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ELC SUPPORTS PLAN TO RETAIN ALTERNATIVE GRADUATION ASSESSMENT

Published on: January 9, 2008

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New Jersey's Special Review Assessment: Loophole Or Lifeline?

Published on: August 22, 2007

Eliminating the Special Review Assessment (SRA) could dramatically raise dropout rates and threaten New Jersey's claim to having one of the nation's best high school graduation rates, according to a new report  on the state's alternative route to a high school diploma.

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ABBOTT TEST SCORES HOLDING STEADY SEVERAL DISTRICTS FORGING AHEAD

Published on: February 7, 2007

Analysis of the 2006 standardized test results, released today in the State Report Card, shows that overall achievement levels in New Jersey’s high poverty "Abbott" districts are holding steady in the 4th, 8th, and 11th grades.

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URBAN SCHOOLS SHOW IMPROVEMENTS

Published on: March 13, 2006

New Jersey's urban – or "Abbott" - schools have improved at the preschool and elementary school level, but lag when it comes to middle and high school performance.

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Beyond the Tests: Supporting Higher Standards for Our Urban Schools

Published on: March 7, 2006

Last week, U.S. Education Secretary Margaret Spellings spent a few hours in New Jersey promoting the Bush administration's reform plan for public high schools.

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SECONDARY EDUCATION INITIATIVE MOVING AHEAD

Published on: February 2, 2006

The Secondary Education Initiative (SEI), launched last Fall to bring college prep curriculum, small learning environments and family support to all Abbott students in grades 6-12, has been moving forward in a variety of ways:

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TEST SCORES RISING IN NJ’S URBAN DISTRICTS

Published on: November 2, 2004

Just released state data show sizable gains by elementary school students in New Jersey's urban or "Abbott" districts in 2004, continuing a positive trend that began in 1999.

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ABBOTT MIDDLE AND HIGH SCHOOL REFORMS TOUTED AS STATEWIDE MODEL

Published on: September 14, 2004

A reform program for Abbott middle and high schools can be a model of secondary schools statewide, according to a report in the Star Ledger.

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