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A Time to Act, Carnegie Council for Advancing Adolescent Literacy
This 2010-2011 Carnegie Corporation report discusses an agenda for advancing adolescent literacy to ensure all of our students are college and career ready.

Changing the Odds, McRel
This 2010 McREL (Mid-continent Research for Education and Learning) report discusses student success, what works and what matters most.

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Expecting Excellence, Rigor Redefined, Tony Wagner
This 2008 Educational Leadership article by Tony Wagner discusses the current state of our schools and how even the best of schools are failing to prepare students for the 21st century.

http://www.ascd.org/publications/educational-leadership/oct08/vool66/num02/Rigor-Redefined.aspx

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The Challenge of Challenging Text
This ASCD article in Educational Leadership by Shanahan, Fisher and Frey discusses features of text complexity (vocabulary, sentence structure, coherence, organization, background knowledge) and what teachers can do about text complexity.

http://www.ascd.org/publications/educational-leadership/mar12/vol69/num06/The-Challenge-of-Challenging-Text.aspx

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Writing Next, Carnegie Corporation
This 2007 Carnegie Corporation report discusses effective strategies to improve writing of adolescents in middle and high schools. Based upon research, the report identifies 11 effective elements of writing instruction in grades 4 to 12.

http://www.all4ed.org/files/WritingNext.pdf

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Writing to Read, Carnegie Corporation
This 2010 report from the Carnegie Corporation discusses evidence for how writing can improve reading. The report discusses current research and makes recommendations for using writing to enhance studentsí reading.

http://carnegie.org/fileadmin/Media/Publications/WritingToRead_01.pdf

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Yes We Can, The Education Trust
This 2006 report by The Education Trust discusses the truths and myths about race and education in America.

http://www.edtrust.org/sites/edtrust.org/files/publications/files/YesWeCan.pdf

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