High Court Backs Parents’ Rights to Argue Cases Under IDEA
New Coalition to Lobby for Changes in NCLB’s Provisions on Tutoring
GOP Field Dips Into NCLB Issues
Lawsuit Over Hawaii Schools’ Admissions Policy Is Settled
Fund Preschool Where It’s Needed Most
Early-Childhood Education
Education Would See Gains Under 2008 Budget Blueprint
Congressional Attention Sought for Early-Childhood Education
Grants
Headache Night
In Buffalo, Opening Doors for the Overlooked
D.C. Vouchers
More Federal Help Sought on Emergency Preparedness
Former ‘Reading First’ Adviser to Leave Federal Post
Expanded Full-Day Kindergarten Moves Ahead Slowly in Indiana
Four Local Groups to Organize Campaign For Better Schools
Cheap Laptops Getting Tryouts in Small Pilot Projects
Test Gains Reigniting Old Debate
Teacher Training
N.C. District Polling Parents on Year-Round Schools
Law May Affect Union Case Before U.S. Supreme Court
Charter Operators Sue L.A. District Over Refusal of Classroom Space
Maine Seeks to Spur College Applications
Making Policy Work: The Lesson From Medicine
Federal Laws’ Impact on Teacher Quality, Preparation Weighed
The Tooth Fairy—Or Big Brother?
To Online-Chat Guests: ‘Get Real’ With Answers
Core Curriculum Seen Falling Short
Defending DIBELS Author Against Conflicts Charge
Reading Association to Consider Conflict-of-Interest Proposal
Mayor’s Candidates Win Board Seats in L.A.
Texas House Seeking New High School Test
Fiscal Chill Puts Squeeze on Several States
Vermont Imposes Tighter Reins on Local School Budget Hikes
Miller Signals Support for Change on NCLB
Events
Pursuit of Excellence Is No Longer a Priority
Scholarship's Political Punch Examined
Assessment in the Age of Innovation
Hawaii Governor Gets Mixed Legislative Win
School Choice
Links in Education Week: May 23, 2007
California Students With Disabilities Face Exit Exam
New Spirit of Civility, Cooperation Evident With Kansas School Board
School Bus Security Is Being Addressed
Supporters of L.A. Mayor Gain Majority on School Board
Ed. Dept. Releases Infant, Toddler Rules
Conference Focuses on 'Silent Epidemic' of Dropouts
Court Finds Teacher’s Postings Are Form of Curricular Speech
Calif. Appeals Court Rules School Officials Didn’t Libel Principal
Public Rhetoric, Public Responsibility, and The Public Schools
Few Federal Math and Science Programs Deemed Effective
Henry Johnson
Data Use Improves ELL Achievement
What We Gain in Scores, We’re Losing in Learning
In Whole-School Reform, Staying True to Model Matters
The Secretary’s Advice, to Go
Colorado Lawmakers Increase K-12 Funding
Events
Disinterest in Reading, Death of the Imagination
The Gift of Bleak Research
Senate Report Cites ‘Reading First’ Conflicts
Replacing AP
Child Abuse
Paul D. Houston
Students’ Mastery of NAEP History and Civics Mixed
Manipulatives Are Tools, Not ‘Learning Toys’
Correction
Former ‘Reading First’ Adviser to Leave Federal Post
States Mull Best Way to Assess Their Students for Graduation
Links in Education Week: May 16, 2007
Teachers on Teacher Pay
NCLB Rules on ‘Quality’ Fall Short
A Kinder, Gentler Schwarzenegger?
Frustration Builds in N.J. Funding Debate
House Freshmen Could Be Pivotal on NCLB Renewal
Calif. Center Gauges Novice Teachers With Tools, Mentors
Television Time
House Bill, Hearing Turn Up the Heat On Administration Over College Loans
Leadership Change Sparks Hope for Renewal
Basketball Analogy Doesn’t Fit ‘No Child’ Law
Financial Literacy
It’s the Human Element That Powers Reform
Mastery Need Not Be Accountability Trade-Off
State Must Pay $155,000 in Case Over Disinvited Conference Speaker
Kansas Moves Into Next Phase of School Spending Escalation
Chat Wrap-Up: High-Stakes Testing
3 Cabinet Members Seek Solutions on Campus Safety
Florida to Require Physical Education for Grades K-5
Pre-K Programs
The Bible Makes A Comeback
Migrant Education Program Draws Scrutiny
Margaret A. Honey
U.S. Faulted on Training of Scholars
A Swastika Moment
Justices Decline Case on Buffalo, N.Y., Wage Freeze
Consulting Firm Hires Big Names
NCLB-Related Tutoring Inadequately Studied
Hillary Clinton on NCLB
Early-Childhood Education
School Subtracts Math Texts to Add E-Lessons, Tests
One Student’s Efforts to Let His Voice Be Heard
Betty Edwards
Scholars: Equity, Competitiveness Agendas Can Be at Odds
House Backs Reauthorization of Science Foundation
Lee S. Shulman
Noting Conflict Between IDEA and ‘No Child’ Law
NCLB Seen a Damper on Bilingual Programs
Lack of Research, Data Hurts Dropout Efforts, Experts Say
‘It’s Being Done’ Schools Should Serve as Models
Hawaii Teachers Face Random Drug Tests
Calif. Charter Group to Certify Schools
Correction
Senate Report Details ‘Reading First’ Conflicts of Interest
Miller Seeks E-Mails on Reading First
Vallas Named Chief of State-Run Schools in New Orleans
Links in Education Week: May 9, 2007
Maine Lawmakers Wrestle With Consolidation Plan
Iowa Teachers to Get Historic Pay Increase
Georgia Voucher Bill Awaiting Signature
New School Funding Formula Approved by N.D. Legislators
Washington State Lawmakers Make Education a Top Priority
Rigorous Courses, Fresh Enrollment
Online Anti-Plagiarism Service Sets Off Court Fight
Loud Complaints Over Noise Rules
Chat Wrap-Up: Student Mental Health
The High Stakes in Science Education
Corporate Expertise
Teachers of the Year Call for Changes to NCLB Law
Dental Health
House OKs Reauthorization of Head Start
Math Needs to Be Fun, and Taught With Zest
Leadership by Teachers Gains Notice
Teacher Magazine Ceases Publication
Why the No Child Left Behind Act Is Unsalvageable
Southern States
Seattle Defends ‘White Privilege’ Conference Trip
Creation Museum Draws Scientific Community’s Wrath
Walter F. Mondale
Lon Heuer
Fadhilika Atiba-Weza
Spellings Faces Tough Questioning on Hill
Kathryn E. Bannan
Instant Read on Reading, in Palms of Their Hands
Study Looks at California Teacher Retention
D.C. Mayor Signs Bill on Control of City’s Public School System
DIBELS Involved in ‘Reading First’ Controversies
Student-Loan Controversy Is Drawing Wide Concern
Senate Measure Targets High Schools With Serious Dropout Problems
Education Dept. Included in Political Briefings
Differentiated-Pay Plans: Implementation Is the Rub
Spellings Called to Testify About ‘Reading First’ Complaints
Schools’ Role in Mental-Health Care Uneven, Experts Say
Supplemental Bill Includes Hurricane Aid for Schools
Study Sheds Light on Qualities of Best Training for Principals
As Excellence Fades Away, Mediocrity Becomes Goal
Benchmarks to Allow Urban School Districts To Track Business Side
Superintendent Reacts to Teacher’s Commentary
State Schools Chiefs Weigh Issue of National Standards
Technology Can Transform Schools
Taking a Stand on Standards
Links in Education Week: May 2, 2007
Firing Bad Teachers Trumps Retention Efforts
How Do We Care?
Calif. Walkout Ends in Draw
Reading-Research Chief Takes Collaborative Approach
Events
Confusing Numbers From ‘It’s Being Done’ Essay
‘Just-in-Time’ Tests Change What Classrooms Do Next
Homegrown Tests Measure Core Critical-Reading Skills
Mayor Backs Off Plan for School Funding Method in N.Y.C.
Idling Bus Engines Eyed as Pollutants
New Orleans Board Rebuffs Move to Restore Collective Bargaining
Teacher Colleges Urged to Pay Heed to Child Development
Leaders’ Blogs Offer Candid Views on Life In Schools
Mental-Health Aid for Immigrant Children Lags
A New Day for Learning
Chat Wrap-Up: Unions and No Child Left Behind
Ban Junk Food, Sodas in Schools, Prominent Scientists Recommend
Funds to Push Education as Election Issue
Bush Pressing His Case on Renewal of NCLB
Most Nations Seen Falling Short of NAEP ‘Proficiency’
Math-Science Bills Advance in Congress
Teacher Training
School Choice
Educational Entrepreneurship
Robert C. Pianta
Tim Kraus
John Q. Porter