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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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Reading Probe Will Continue on Capitol Hill

"States Report Improvements in Reading Instruction, but Additional Procedures Would Clarify Education's Role in Ensuring Proper Implementation by States" is available from the Government Accountability Office. Requires Adobe Acrobat Reader

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Puerto Rico Falls 'Below Basic' on Math NAEP

"The Nation's Report Card: Mathematics 2003 and 2005 Performance in Puerto Rico" is posted by the National Center for Education Statistics.

Poll Finds Gaps in Outlooks of Teachers, Principals

"Where We Teach" is available from the National School Boards Association.

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Presidents’ School Days on Exhibit

A photo gallery and more information on the exhibit "School House to White House: The Education of the Presidents" is available from the National Archives.

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New Breed of Digital Tutors Yielding Learning Gains

Learn more about Project LISTEN and AutoTutor.

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NRC Sees Deficit in Federal Approach to Foreign Languages

The report, International Education and Foreign Languages: Keys to Securing America's Future, is available from the The National Academies Press.

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Report Roundup

Impact of NCLB In Mich. Examined:
"What Now? Lessons From Michigan About Restructuring Schools and Next Steps Under NCLB" is available from the Center on Education Policy.

Spending on Children:
"Kids' Share 2007" is available from the Urban Institute.

School Bus Travel:
"Slow Motion: Traveling by School Bus in Consolidated Districts in West Virginia" is available from The Rural School and Community Trust.

Hispanic Students:
"A Report on the Status of Hispanics in Education: Overcoming a History of Neglect" is available from the National Education Association.

Vol. 26, Issue 31

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