Other Reports and Links

Other Reports

ETS provides policy and research reports for students, parents, educators, researchers and policymakers. You may download and print out copies of the reports for yourself and your colleagues.

State Pre-K Assessment Policies: Issues and Status

This report by Debra J. Ackerman and Richard J. Coley identifies and describes state-funded Pre-K assessment policies and programs operating in 2012 and discusses the special challenges related to assessing young children.

ETS Policy Notes — Positioning Young Black Boys for Educational Success

This issue of ETS Policy Notes (Vol. 19, No. 3) by Karen Prager provides highlights from two recent conferences focused on fostering the educational success of Black males.

The Mission of the High School: A New Consensus of the Purposes of Public Education?

This report by Paul E. Barton and Richard J. Coley provides a perspective on a variety of issues that need to be addressed as the mission of the high school is being transformed to prepare all students for college and careers.

The Black-White Achievement Gap: When Progress Stopped

This report by Paul E. Barton and Richard J. Coley traces the Black-White educational achievement and attainment gaps back to the early 20th century and presents a variety of data in an effort to understand why the gaps stopped closing over the last several decades.

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