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    David Garcia
    Morrison Institute for Public Policy
    Thursday, April 1, 2010

    The success of school choice policies is most often measured by the number of students who leave their home school to take advantage of choice options. But what about the other side of the equation? What about students who stay in the same school, even though other options are available? New analysis by ASU scholar Dr. David Garcia reveals that reenrollment rates for Excelling schools are close to reenrollment rates for Failing/Underperforming schools.

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    Morrison Institute for Public Policy
    Monday, March 1, 2010

    Every year some Arizona students drop out of high school with the intention of acquiring a General Equivalency Diploma (GED). Find out how many Arizonans receive a GED each year and how this alternative credential impacts their lifetime earning potential. Also visit Morrison Institute’s Web site to read about proposed funding cuts to GED training.

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    Morrison Institute for Public Policy
    Friday, January 1, 2010

    Many Arizona students speak a language other than English at home. Read a new analysis of how these non-English home language students perform on the Arizona Instrument to Measure Standards (AIMS) test relative to their English home language peers.

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    Morrison Institute for Public Policy
    Thursday, October 29, 2009

    Arizona’s social safety net is stretching to meet increased demand. Read how potential new budget cuts may impact services such as healthcare, food assistance, and cash assistance for those in greatest need.