Links in Education Week: April 7, 2010

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N.C. District Moves Away From Promoting Diversity

The Jefferson Co., Ky., student assignment plan

The San Francisco student assignment policy


Loopholes in Title I Rules Shortchange Poor Students, Report Says

“Close the Hidden Funding Gaps in Our Schools” is from The Education Trust

Harlem Children’s Zone

“What Works Clearinghouse Quick Review” is from the U.S. Department of Education’s What Works Clearinghouse

Culture-Based Education

“Hawaiian Cultural Influences in Education: School Engagement Among Hawaiian Students” is from a collaboration from Kamehameha Schools, Hawaii Department of Education, and Na Lei Na’auao

Alternative Schools

“Alternative Schools and Programs for Public School Students at Risk of Educational Failure: 2007-08" is from the U.S. Department of Education’s Institute of Education Sciences

Hybrid Learning

“Wichita Public Schools’ Learning Centers” is from the Innosight Institute

Staffing Contracts

“Understanding Teacher Contracts” is from Education Sector

Gifted Students

“Guidelines for Developing an Academic-Acceleration Policy” is from the Institute for Research and Policy on Acceleration at the University of Iowa, Iowa City, the National Association for Gifted Children, and the Council of State Directors of Programs for the Gifted


Study: Library Computers Serve Key Ed. Role

“Opportunity for All: How the American Public Benefits from Internet Access at U.S. Libraries” is from the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation


Researchers Argue Head Start Study Delayed, Ignored

“Head Start Impact Study” is from the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services


College Seen to Aid Disadvantaged Youths the Most

“Who Benefits Most From College? Evidence for Negative Selection in Heterogeneous Economic Returns to Higher Education” is from the American Sociological Review

A version of this article appeared in the April 07, 2010 edition of Education Week