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Social and economic barriers persistBy James M. Quane, William Julius Wilson and Jackelyn Hwang
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Successful high-dosage tutoring model spreads to other schoolsBy Cara Stillings Candal
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New evidence from a teacher evaluation pilot in ChicagoBy Matthew P. Steinberg and Lauren Sartain
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