1980: Impressive 718,000
1987: Growing more slowly, 855,000
*1988: Sliding back down to 785,000
*In 1988, the enrollment of black men declined, while it increased for women. There were 179,000 black women in college, then black men.
A Critical Analysis of the National Numeracy Strat
The National Numeracy Strategy was implemented in September 1999, setting a target for 75% of all pupils reaching at least level four in mathematics by 2002. This essay will focus on the findings since the implementation of the strategy for both pupils and teachers. In order to do this I will examine the Numeracy Strategy Framework guidelines, wh
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ways, all students should have an opportunity to explore and learn no matt
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An Integral Aspect of the
No Child Left Behind Philosophy
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