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Educational Marketer;9/3/2007, Vol. 38 Issue 17, p7
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The article reports on the approval of the use of growth models for eight states by the U.S. Department of Education. The growth models are used for accountability purposes under the "No Child Left Behind" act. The eight states approved by the Department of Education include Alaska, Arizona, North Carolina, and Arkansas.


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