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Paul Clopton

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Paul Clopton is a biomedical research statistician with the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs.

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Spending without achievement

by Williamson M. Evers, Paul Cloptonvia Marin Independent Journal
Wednesday, July 12, 2006

The Sausalito Marin City School District spends more than $22,000 per pupil and pays teachers an average of $71,000 a year…

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Abbott districts need better incentives

by Williamson M. Evers, Paul Cloptonvia Times of Trenton (N.J.)
Wednesday, April 19, 2006

"[T]he cost per academically qualified high-school graduate in [Camden and Newark] is nearly $1 million."

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What Works in the Classroom?

by Williamson M. Evers, Paul Cloptonvia Hoover Daily Report
Wednesday, September 8, 2004

Advances based on the scientific method abound today—everywhere but in the K–12 classroom. Teachers need high-quality research into what works and what doesn't work, but that need is largely unfulfilled.

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California's Algebra Crisis

by Williamson M. Evers, Paul Cloptonvia Hoover Daily Report
Monday, October 6, 2003

Algebra placement rates ought to depend on student readiness.