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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.

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Students Taking More Demanding Courses

"America's High School Graduates: Results From the 2005 NAEP High School Transcript Study" is posted by the National Center for Education Statistics.

Critics of NCLB Ask Congress to Overhaul It

"Redefining Accountability: Improving Student Learning by Building Capacity" is posted by the Forum on Educational Accountability. Requires Adobe Acrobat Reader

Lessons Learned on 'Scaling Up' of Projects

Learn more about the IERI projects from the Data Research and Development Center.

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Report Roundup

After-School Efforts in N.H. Show Results:
"Afterschool Learning: A Study of Academically Focused Afterschool Programs in New Hampshire" is available from PlusTime NH. Requires Adobe Acrobat Reader

Technology Standards:
• A draft of the revised "National Educational Technology Standards" is posted by the International Society for Technology in Education. Requires Adobe Acrobat Reader

India's Private Schools:
"Neither Voice Nor Loyalty: School Choice and the Low-Fee Private Sector in India" is posted by the National Center for the Study of Privatization in Education. Requires Adobe Acrobat Reader

Autism Research:
• A summary of "Mapping Autism Risk Loci Using Genetic Linkage and Chromosomal Rearrangements" is posted by the National Institutes of Health.

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Online Support Seen for Youths With Learning Disabilities

"My LD: Children's Voices on the Internet" is available from SchwabLearning.org. Requires Adobe Acrobat Reader

McGraw Prize to Be Awarded to Promoters of International Education

Get more information about the competition from the McGraw-Hill Cos.

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PBS, Boston Station Team Up on Science

Get more information on PBS' TeacherLine and WGBH's Teachers' Domain.

GAO Warning on Cuts

"Issues Related to the Structure and Funding of Public Television" is available from the Government Accountability Office.

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Ed. Dept. Allowed Singling Out of ‘Reading First’ Products

"The Department's Administration of Selected Aspects of the Reading First Program" is available from the U.S. Department of Education's inspector general. Requires Adobe Acrobat Reader

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