Links in Education Week: May 18, 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.
- "Prekindergartners Left Behind: Expulsion Rates in State Prekindergarten Systems" is posted by the Foundation for Child Development.
- "Anatomy of School System Improvement: Performance-Driven Practices in Urban School Districts," is a study available from the NewSchools Venture Fund.
- High School Workload Seen Relatively Easy:
Read the report, "Getting Students Ready For College: What Student Engagement Data Can Tell Us," a publication focusing on the High School Survey of Student Engagement results compiled by researchers at Indiana University Bloomington.
- Suicide Prevention:
"Youth Suicide Prevention: Strengthening State Policies and School-Based Strategies," is a research brief issued by the National Governors Association.
- Income and Achievement:
"The Impact of Family Income on Child Achievement," is available from the National Bureau of Economic Research.
- The Zinc Effect:
Read more about the research interests and accomplishments of scientist James G. Penland, team leader and psychologist at Grand Forks Human Nutrition Research Center.