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Changing the Ground Rules
By Donald R. Moore, Ed.D.
This article, published in the July/August 2001 issue of Shelterforce magazine, describes the recent history of school reform in Chicago.

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National Test Experts Find Basic Flaws in Chicago's Use of Iowa Tests to Make Critical Decisions about Students and Schools
Donald R. Moore and Matthew Hanson, April 30, 2001
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Chicago Test Score Research Shows That School-Level Initiative Brings the Largest Sustained Reading Gains: Evidence Indicates the Need for "Phase Three" of Chicago School Reform
Donald R. Moore and Matthew Hanson, April 2001
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Rejoinder to Ending Social Promotion: Results from the First Two Years. Chicago's Grade Retention Program Fails to Help Chicago's Retained Students—Better Alternatives Exist to Chicago's Costly Mistake
Donald R. Moore
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, December 1999
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Rethinking Retention to Help All Students Succeed:
A Resource Guide. 8 Strategies That Educate Our Children Effectively Without Social Promotion Or Retention
Davenport, Delgado, Meisels, and Moore
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, November 1998
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Missing Children: Declining Enrollment in Chicago's High Schools From Fall 1995 to Fall 1998
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What Makes These Schools Stand Out: Chicago Elementary Schools With a Seven-Year Trend of Improved Reading Achievement
© Designs for Change, November 1998

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