Published Online: June 4, 2008

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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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Steep Climb to NCLB Goal for 23 States

"Many States Have Taken a 'Backloaded' Approach to No Child Left Behind Goal of All Students Scoring 'Proficient'" is available from the Center on Education Policy.

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ACT Test-Prep Backfiring in Chicago, Study Warns

"From High School to the Future: ACT Preparation—Too Much, Too Late"Requires Adobe Acrobat Reader is available from the Consortium on Chicago School Research.

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Phila. 9th Graders Found to Get Least-Seasoned Teachers

"Within-School Variation in Teacher Quality: The Case of Ninth Grade" is published by the American Journal of Education.

Reading Scores Given 'Bump' by Student Incentives, Study Finds

"Paying for A’s: An Early Exploration of Student Reward and Incentive Programs in Charter Schools"Requires Adobe Acrobat Reader is available from the Center for Research on Education Outcomes.

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'Reading First' Research Offers No Definitive Answers

"Reading First Impact Study: Interim Report" is available from the Institute of Education Sciences.

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Ed. Dept. Says Enrollment Nears Milestone

"The Condition of Education 2008" is posted by the National Center for Education Statistics.

Vol. 27, Issue 39

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