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Today in History: No Child Left Behind 

Highly controversial and consequential it proved over its lifetime, No Child Left Behind was signed into law by President George W. Bush on January 8, 2002. This landmark legislation was co-authored by Representatives John Boehner (R-OH), George Miller (D-CA), and Senators Edward Kennedy (D-MA) and Judd Gregg (R-NH), supporting standards-based education reform, where high standards and measurable …

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Library Resources and Services for Education Policy and Social Analysis 

This virtual research guide is intended to provide an overview of library resources and services of particular relevance for research in subject areas encompassed in the Department of Education Policy and Social Analysis (EPSA) at Teachers College, Columbia University.  The resources, which are primarily electronic but also include some printed works, have been selected to …

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Everett Cafe: Lessons from the Gilded Age 

After collective iterations of selections for the new Everett Café book display, Lessons from the Gilded Age, the last thing I expect to find is a small frog in my path. Down the steep hill at the top of the park, I am cycling too fast to stop, but I shift my Schwinn just a …

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The Supremes: A New Book Collection 

You might be wondering what the biggest 60's American female singing group from Detroit has to do with the Gottesman Libraries? Not too much, really -- other than that they share the same title with the latest Everett Cafe book collection: The Supremes, on display now, through April 30th. It's not Motown that's landed here, with divas Florence …

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PAIS: The Database of Choice for Policy 

Where would you to go to search the literature in public and social policy and public affairs?  PAIS (the database produced by the Public Affairs Information Service) has been described as "a classic index with abstracts covering the full range of political, social, and public policy issues."  Established in 1914, PAIS  has over time chronicled …

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