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Findings from the first implementation study of the R & R model - Recognition and Response, or R&R, is a relatively new approach to early education that helps pre-k teachers work with children with diverse needs in the same classroom. This study of R&R techniques used by teachers in 24 early learning classrooms in Maryland and Florida shows that children who received the intervention more progress in letter naming, vocabulary, and sound awareness skills than their classmates. (Frank Porter Graham Child Development Institute, October 2009)...

Left in the Margins: Asian American Students and the No Child Left Behind Act - This report is on the No Child Left Behind Act's (NCLB) impact on diverse Asian American communities. Highlighting disaggregated data about the educational experiences of Asian Americans, AALDEF bursts the model minority myth and presents policy changes needed to amend NCLB and create meaningful education reform. (Asian American Legal Defense and Education Fund, May 2008)...

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