Links in Education Week: November 30, 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.
- The report, “Reassessing U.S. International Mathematics Performance: New Findings from the 2003 TIMSS and PISA,” is available from the American Institutes for Research.
- Papers from the conference, "Educational Entrepreneurship: Why It Matters, What Risks It Poses, and How to Make the Most of It," are available from the American Enterprise Institute.
- "Votes Count: Legislative Action on Pre-K Fiscal Year 2006" is posted by Pre-K Now, a Washington-based advocacy group.
- Harvard Study Offers Advice on Alternative Certification:
"A Difficult Balance: Incentives and Quality Control in Alternative Certification Programs" is available from The Project on the Next Generation of Teachers at the Harvard Graduate School of Education.
- Sleep and Academic Performance:
"Sleep, Academic Performance, and Behavior in Children" was presented at the American Medical Association's 24th Annual Science Reporters Conference.
- Test-Score Reporting:
Access the full report, "CATS: An Inadequate NCLB Basis for School Improvement," from the Bluegrass Institute.
- Teacher Recruitment and Retention:
"Eight Questions on Teacher Recruitment and Retention: What Does the Research Say?" is available from the Education Commission of the States.
- School Performance:
A summary of "Challenged Schools, Remarkable Results: Three Lessons from California's Highest Achieving High Schools" is available from Springboard Schools.
- The Institute of International Education has more information on "Open Doors 2005: International Students in the United States."