Bush Defends NCLB in Press Conference
Study Disputes Edge For Private Schools
Charter Management
Abstinence Education
Economic Literacy
Financial Dispute
Pre-K Gets Aid in State Budget
College Scholarships Protected by Veto
Bill on NCLB Law Dominates Session
K-12 Budget Sees Modest Increase
Lawmakers Pass Junk-Food Curbs
Falling Short
Barbed Opinion
TV Executive Tapped For Outreach Post
Rod Paige Joins Board Of Fordham Foundation
NCLB Needs Changes, Stanford Group Says
Missouri Court Overturns Counselor’s Conviction
Teachers in Los Angeles Approve New Contract
Congressional Leaders Scold Atlanta Schools on E-Rate Probe
Phila. District Asks Edison to Manage More Schools
N.Y.C. Educator Faces Dismissal Over Treatment of Haitian Students
Groton School Pleads Guilty to Failing to Report Abuse Charge
Texas Principal Shoots Himself Following Allegation of Abuse
Comings and Goings
Corrections
Eugene G. White
Child-Care Effects Seen Into 3rd Grade
Gov. Blanco Pushes For Teacher Raises
Riordan To Leave Calif. Cabinet Post
Mass. Gets Mixed Review on Handling Failing Schools
Group Links Graduation Rates, States' Economic Vitality
Maryland Schools Chief Gets Her Name on Building
N.J. Gets Aid Complaint
Mich. Power Shift Sought
Calif. Survey Finds Doubts Over Schools
Eva L. Baker
William Pfohl
Links in Education Week: May 4, 2005
Budget Resolution Removes Extra Education Money
Sleuths Seek Secrets of High-Flying Schools
Chart: Rapid Change
Struggling Schools Get Lessons in Benchmarking
Table: Best-Practices Framework
NCLB Cases Face Hurdles in the Courts
Table: Hear Ye, Hear Ye: The No Child Left Behind Act in Court
In Stormy Times, AACTE Turns to New Shepherd
At a Glance
Newcomers Bring Change, Challenge to Region
Okla. District Picks Path Less Followed for English-Learners
Chart: Oklahoma
Air Force General Leaves Fla. School District Flying High
Report: Students With Disabilities Widely Given Less-Rigorous Tests
Technology Report Tracks Spending Shift
States Scrutinize School Construction Costs
Education Department Fines Texas for NCLB Violation
Merging Forces Hike School Construction Costs
Chart: Rising Prices
Fla. District’s Safety Drive Targets Bus Stops
Once Bitterly Divided, N.J. District Achieves Accord
Afghan Students Learn About and Live Life in U.S.
Tutoring Comes Under Review in Congress
Tensions Ease in Head Start Reauthorization
Living History
'For Want of a Nail ...'
A Teacher-Compensation System For the ‘No Child’ Era
‘Drilling and Killing’
Two Studies Track Achievement-Gap Trends
Chart: Gaining Ground
Educators Revisit Girls’ Loss of Math, Science Interest
Dean of State Schools Chiefs Still Charming Them in N.D.
Milken Launches New Foundation
Chart: Increase in Limited-English-Proficient Students
Gov. Schwarzenegger Pushes for Charter School Expansion
Monetary Motivation
Does Making a Difference Mean Making Very Little?
NCLB Transfer Policy: Bad Math, Bad Choices
Social Class Is the ‘Real Culprit’ in Inequality
Kudos for Commentary On Smaller School Units
No Need to Dumb Down The Math Curriculum
An End to the Ed.D.?
Teacher Quality Seen Rooted in Academics
Mothers and Children
Selecting Schools
Healthy Hearts
Charter Schools Assess Progress
School’s HIV Scare Defused, But Parents Criticize Response
Study: Bus Riders Exposed to High Levels of Exhaust
Marijuana Seen Linked to Mental Illnesses
Michigan Adjusts Marks
Compliance Delayed
Compromise on Arizona Budget Drops Voucher Plan
Scientific Backlash
Schools Will Benefit From Revenue Gains
Union Unhappy Over School Aid
San Diego Chief to Join Calif. Cabinet
Wisconsin Governor Vetoes Bill to Raise Voucher Cap
Court Holds Deadline Firm for Pa. Property-Tax Measure
Paper Trail
Virginians Offer Bill on NCLB Flexibility
‘No Child’ Critique Is Music to Their Ears
DOD Study of School Closings Raises Questions, GAO Says
Cafeteria Critiques
Denver Teachers Vote to Approve New Contract
Teenage Boys in Cleveland Charged in Rape at School
Tiny Border District in Texas Ordered by State to Dissolve
Federal Judge Orders Suspension of Md. District’s Sex Ed. Curriculum
Bill Clinton Promotes Healthier Habits for Youngsters
Obituary: Kenneth B. Clark, Scholar on Race, Dies at 90
Rosa E. Blackwell
Jerry Bohren
Michael R. Deland
Obituary: Gordon Shaw
Links in Education Week: May 11, 2005
Education Schools Use Performance Standards to Improve Graduates
Special Education a Chronic Challenge for D.C. Schools
Many Pre-K Teachers Lack State-Mandated Training, Study Reveals
Second Look at Tougher Accountability Yields New Results
Lawmakers Zero In on Steroid Use, Education
Ga. Officials Admit Mistakes on ‘Reading First’ Rules
Complaint Targets Utah NCLB Law
House Approves Perkins Reauthorization
Student Identity: Do Not Fold, Spindle, or Mutilate
U.S. College-Database Idea Sparks Privacy Worries
High Court Orders New Review of Michigan Title IX Case
Ex-Official Pleads Guilty to Conflict of Interest
Republicans Unveil House Head Start Bill
The Great Divide
Identity Blurred for Many Immigrants
Urban Districts Create ‘Subsets’ of Schools
Long-Awaited Study Shows ‘Success for All’ Gains
Reading Improvement
The Education Gospel
F Is for Effort
Giving ‘Data’ Its Own Assessment
Report Cites Ongoing Needs in Rural Schools
NCTE Is Critical of New College-Admissions Essay Tests
Influx of New Students Can Outpace Teacher Preparation
Chart: Missouri
Technology Turns Test-Prep Into Clicking Experience
Re-Up Time Is Here for Board-Certified Teachers
Kansas Hears From Critics of Evolution
Former Principal Advises: ‘Step Up and Take Charge’
Take Administrative Steps to Curb Sports Behavior
Youth Engagement Needs Adult Commitment
Procedures Matter, Even in Arts Education
K-12 Global Education: A North Carolina Update
Better Research Training From Older Programs?
Paradigms and Productivity
Safety Expert Shares Hard-Won Wisdom
Kansas Hearings Draw Media, But Few Protesters
Girls Seen to Help Avert Violence
Literary License
Calif. Sports Panel OKs Steroid Policies
Maryland Charter Schools Win Finance Victory
Texas Bill to Chill Cheers Is Now Up to Senate
Maine Legislative Panel Gives Nod to NCLB Lawsuit
N.C. Research Center Skeptical Of Public Payoff From Lottery
Calif. NCLB Waiver Denied
N.J. Construction Chief Resigns
Press Secretary
Civics Lesson
Teenagers’ Favorite Books
Student’s Suspension Reduced After Outcry From Ga. Community
Houston Inspector Finds Cheating on State Tests
Detroit Residents Step Up To File For School Board Race
N.H. Student Drops Effort to Appear With Gun in School Yearbook
Chief’s Contract Settled
Two Drivers Killed, Students Injured in School Bus Crash in Missouri
Partnership Formed
L.A. Inspector Named
Obituary: Calculus Expert Louis Leithold Dies
Francis "Skip" Fennell
Financial-Literacy Challenges Seen
Suicide Prevention
Income and Achievement
The Zinc Effect
Gayle Y. Thieman
David L. Livingston
High School Workload Seen Relatively Easy
House Panel OKs Head Start Renewal
2 Senators Push Equality For Girls in Math, Science
Wide School Role Urged
Links in Education Week: May 18, 2005
Release of Unreviewed Studies Sparks Debate
Private Schools Hail Changes to IDEA
States Facing Fiscal Strain of Pensions
Preschoolers Expelled From School at Rates Exceeding That of K-12
Districts Take Performance Strategies Partway
Chart: Limited Implementation
States Hoping to ‘Grow’ Into AYP Success
Chart: Calculating in Massachusetts
New Jersey Pilot Effort Targets Needy High Schools
Gov. Bush’s Voucher, Class-Size Proposals Fail in 2005 Session
Gaming, Tax Reform on Table in Illinois School Aid Debate
Special Education Test Flexibility Detailed
Bush High School Plan Not Quite Ready to Graduate
Outsiders’Art
Administration Now Promoting Incentive Fund for Teachers
Handcuffing of Children Raises Questions
Texas Chief Ousts Troubled District’s Elected Board
Learning to Lead?
Choosing the Lesser of Two Inequities
Public-Private Effort Helps Texas High Schools
D.C. Schools Chief Plans to Expand Art, Music Offerings
Immigrants Trigger Change, White Exodus in Iowa District
Chart: Iowa
New Fund-Raising Tactics Target Parent Purchases
Revisiting James Bryant Conant
Mayor-Elect of Los Angeles Pledges Focus on Education
Programmed-Instruction Software Is Hard to Get
Milken Effort on Teaching Predates ‘No Child’ Law
Voc. Ed. and High School Reform
TFA Teachers’ Reception May Affect Study Results
Competition Will Put Life Into American Education
Student Views Sought
Arizona Class of 2006 Gets Break on Graduation Exams
School Facilities Win In New State Budget
Lawmakers Boost Education Spending
Brotherly Love
Georgia Adopts Integrated Math
Mass. Lieutenant Governor Outlines Anti-Drug Plan
Schwarzenegger Seeking Class-Size-Reduction Aid
Grant Promotes Art
Memoirs of a Deputy Secretary
Spec. Ed. Research Chief is Selected
Acting Director is Named For Special Education Office
Spellings Heads Delegation to Jordan Education Meeting
Loan Consolidation Allowed
U.S. Sued Over Abstinence Grant to Religious Group
Watching for Violence
District Primary Election Splits on Science Policy
St. Paul School Board Sets Guidelines on Use of Tasers
Mass. Statute on Records Access Found to Violate Federal Law
Union Campaigns to Change How NCLB Assesses Progress
District is Sued for Blocking Mother’s Reading From Bible
Portland, Ore., Superintendent Fined for Pre-Election Letter to Parents
Wisconsin Student to Fight Ticket for Behavior at Prom
Graduation Sites Challenged
Corrections
E. Jane Gallucci
Publishers Roll Out Classroom Tests
Leadership Training Seen to Fall Short
Student Safety
Lead Poisoning
Facilities Inequities
English-Language Learners
Jodi Grant
James W. Guthrie
Texas ‘Agitator’ in Line for Ed. Dept. Post
Links in Education Week: May 25, 2005
Court Showdown Over Fla. Vouchers Nears
College-Based High Schools Fill Growing Need
States Eyeing Expense of Hand-Scored Tests in Light of NCLB Rules
Panel Urges New Testing for Teachers
Incoming L.A. Mayor Stumped for Oversight of Education System
Report: Rural Pupils More Likely to Be in Special Education
Florida Gains Flexibility on NCLB Provisions
New Washington Governor Delivers on Education
Missouri OKs School Aid Plan; Likely Plaintiffs Unimpressed
School Finance on Table in Final Days of Texas Session
House Committee OKs Head Start Reauthorization
Early Testing
Born to Science
Schools Worry Over Military Base Closings
‘Talent Development’ Model Seen as Having Impact
Chart: High School Progress
Sleeping With the Enemy
National Security and Educational Excellence
Effect of Unions Hard to Gauge, Scholars Agree
Va. to Provide Bonuses for Middle-Grades Math Teachers
Chicago H.S. Plan to Rethink Role for District
Teens Released From Foster Care Too Early, Report Says
Schools Serve Generations of Palestinian Refugees
Authors Urge Left-Leaning Advocates to Back Chartering
Outside Donations Help Five Chicago Catholic Schools Off Closure List
A Quiet Crisis is Clouding the Future of R&D
NCLB Is Not a ‘Mandate,’ Says GAO in Clarification
Where Evolution and Book-Burning Collide
What Is the Right Verb For Educational Data?
Kansas Spotlights Darwin's Critics
Gov. Bush Dealt Defeat on Vouchers, Class-Size-Reduction Proposal
Officials Detail NCLB Test Flexibility for Students With Disabilities
Students Use Vouchers to Leave School With ‘F’ Grade
Bush Picks Texas Lawyer for New Ed. Dept. Post
NAEP Board Postpones Decision on 12th Grade Test
National Reading Czar to Leave Public Sector
Journalists Launch International Effort to Connect Education Reporters
USAID Revamps Education Strategy
Head Start Director Resigns
NCLB Focuses on Data Tools
Charts: NCLB Influence, Funding Crunch
Bush vs. Clinton
State Support Varies Widely
Chart: Funding for Equity
Chart: Cyber Schools
Federal Role Seen Shifting
Chart: NCLB Technology Funds
E-Rate: The Road Ahead
Chart: E-Rate Allocations
Chart: Updating Technology
Schools Eye Future Costs
Chart: State Priorities
Big-District Priorities
Tracking U.S. Trends
Charts: Tech Savvy
Charts: Narrowing the Gap
Charts: The New Frontier
Sources and Notes for State Data Tables
Electronic Transfer
Chart: Dividing the Pot
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