Links in Education Week: April 20, 2005
This page provides links to reports and resources highlighted in this issue of Education Week. The headlines show the Education Week stories in which the references appear. The links below them will take you to resource materials on other Web sites.
- "A Call to Action: Transforming High School For All Youth," is posted online by the National High School Alliance. ()
- "The Effect of Residential School Choice on Public High School Graduation Rates," a report analyzing changes in districts' geographic size, high school enrollments, and graduation rates, is available from the Manhattan Institute For Policy Research.
- "Dual Credit and Exam-Based Courses in U.S. Public High Schools," and "Dual Enrollment of High School Students in Postsecondary Institutions," are April 2005 reports released by The National Center For Education Statistics.
- "Progress for Children: A Report Card on Gender Parity and Primary Education," is posted online by UNICEF's Progress For Children.
- "Leading Early Childhood Learning Communities: What Principals Should Know and Be Able to Do," is available for order from the National Association of Elementary School Principals.
- Early Developments, Spring 2005, is available from the University of North Carolina's Center for Early Development and Learning. ()
- A research brief on the study, "The Impact of the No Child Left Behind Act on Student Achievement and Growth: 2005 Edition," is available online from the Northwest Evaluation Association. ()
- "What Counts in Defining and Improving High School Graduation Rates," is available from the National Association of Secondary School Principals. ()
- Principal Preparation:
"Innovative Pathways to School Leadership," is online from the U.S. Department of Education. ()
- Suicide Prevention:
An abstract of the report, "Evaluating Iatrogenic Risk of Youth Suicide Screening Programs," is made available by The Journal of the American Medical Association.
- Religious Identity:
"'OMG!' How Generation Y Is Redefining Faith in the iPod Era," was a poll conducted by REBOOT: A Network for Jewish Innovation. ()
- "Extraordinary Audit of the California Charter Academy" is available online from California's Department of Education. ()