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Links in Education Week: April 25, 2007

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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.

PAGE 1

State Data Show Gains in Reading

View the new state-by-state data on Reading First, posted by the U.S. Department of Education.

PAGE 5

10-Year Study Seen to Undercut Abstinence Emphasis

"Impacts of Four Title V, Section 510 Abstinence Education Programs" is posted by Mathematica Policy Research Inc. Requires Adobe Acrobat Reader

PAGE 12

Studies Find That Use of Learning Toys Can Backfire

Read an early article on manipulatives by David H. Uttal and Judy S. DeLoache, posted by the Association for Psychological Science.

PAGE 13

Report Roundup

Students' Writing Said Low Priority:
"Making Writing Instruction a Priority in America’s Middle and High Schools" is available from the Alliance for Excellent Education. Requires Adobe Acrobat Reader

Literacy Instruction:
"From State Policy to Classroom Practice: Improving Literacy Instruction for All Students" is posted by the National Association of State Boards of Education. Requires Adobe Acrobat Reader

Early-Childhood Education:
"Leadership Matters: Governors’ Pre-K Proposals, Fiscal Year 2008" is posted by Pre-K Now. Requires Adobe Acrobat Reader

PAGE 25

Supreme Court Backs Ed. Dept.'s Interpretation of Impact Aid Act

Read the April 17 decision in the Zuni Public School District No. 89 v. Department of Education case, posted by the U.S. Supreme Court. Requires Adobe Acrobat Reader

Vol. 26, Issue 34

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