Organizations to Contact
The editors have compiled the following list of organizations concerned with the issues debated in this book. The descriptions are derived from materials provided by the organizations. All have publications or information available for interested readers. The list was compiled on the date of publication of the present volume; the information provided here may change. Be aware that many organizations take several weeks or longer to respond to inquiries, so allow as much time as possible.
1280 Massachusetts Ave., Suite 410, Cambridge, MA 02138 (888) 200-0520 • (617) 496-6300 • fax: (617) 496-6361 e-mail: email@example.com • website: http://www.achieve.org
Achieve’s mission is to raise student achievement to world-class levels through the development and implementation of high academic standards, assessments, and accountability systems and the effective use of technology to achieve standards. Its website includes annual reports, information on benchmarking and other initiatives, and a national clearinghouse database for researching academic standards.
American Federation of Teachers (AFT)
555 New Jersey Ave. NW,Washington, DC 20001 (202) 879-4400 e-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org • website: http://www.aft.org
The American Federation of Teachers is a labor union that represents more than one million teachers, school support staff, higher education faculty and staff, health care...
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