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By Mark Berends,Gina Schuyler,Joan Chun,Sue Stockly,R. J. Briggs

A decade in the past, New American colleges (NAS) introduced an bold attempt for wholeschool reform to deal with the perceived lagging success of yankee scholars and the lackluster university reform makes an attempt that experience produced so few significant adjustments. Rand assessed the consequences of NAS designs on lecture room perform and pupil fulfillment in a pattern of colleges in a highpoverty district. It chanced on that whereas highstakes exams may well encourage those faculties to extend functionality, they might additionally offer disincentives to undertake richer, extra indepth curricula which can enhance scholars' studying opportunities.

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