Links in Education Week: April 25, 2007

April 24, 2007 1 min read

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.


State Data Show Gains in Reading

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


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.


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.


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.

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.

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


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.