Last Updated: Oct 29, 2016
Build a list of keyword synonyms and concepts from your initial topic
No Child Left Behind • NCLB Act
Effect • Outcomes • Assessment
School • Education • Primary School • Elementary School • High School
(Any additioal concepts!)
Challenges • Curricula • Training....etc
Then mix and match search terms!
e.g. "No child left behind" + outcomes + "elementary school"
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