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Scientists Track Poverty's Links to Cognition

"Socioeconomic Disparities Affect Prefrontal Function in Children" will be in the Journal of Cognitive Neuroscience.

Algebra Teaching

"California's Teaching Force 2008: Key Issues and Trends"Requires Adobe Acrobat Reader is from the Center for the Future of Teaching and Learning

Computers and Learning

"Scaling the Digital Divide: Home Computer Technology and Student Achievement"Requires Adobe Acrobat Reader was written by researchers at Duke University.

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Preparation for College

"The Forgotten Middle: Ensuring That All Students Are on Target for College and Career Readiness Before High School" is by ACT Inc.

Abstinence Education

"Patient Teenagers? A Comparison of the Sexual Behavior of Virginity Pledgers and Matched Nonpledgers" is featured in Pediatrics.

Beginning Reading

Reports on "Houghton Mifflin: Invitations to Literacy" and "Intervention: Lindamood Phonemic Sequencing (LiPS)" are provided by the What Works Clearinghouse.

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Pressure for International Benchmarks Builds

"Benchmarking for Success" is from Acheive, Inc., and the TIMSS report is from the National Center for Education Statistics.

Vol. 28, Issue 16

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