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Guess which state is 3rd “Dumbest in the Nation”?!

“Dumbest state in the nation” is a list where a state doesn’t want to be highly ranked. How does Texas perform relative to other states? Warning: This ranking is contrary to the reams of state-controlled (aka contrived) data released by the Texas Education Agency such as dropout and graduation rates etc. The Street compared the Lone Star State to other

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Inputs and student achievement: An analysis of Latina/o-serving urban elementary schools

Vasquez Heilig, J., Williams, A. & Jez, S. (2010). Inputs and student achievement: An analysis of Latina/o-serving urban elementary schools. Association of Mexican American Educators Journal, 10(1), 48-58. Considering the continuing challenge of the Latina/o achievement gap, an analysis to understand the relationship between key inputs and Latino/a student achievement is important. The purpose of this research was to better understand the association

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