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Links in Education Week: Aug. 15, 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.

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Scholars Reaching Outside Education for School Fixes

“School Turnarounds: A Review of the Cross-sector Evidence on Dramatic Organizational Improvement” is available from the Center on Innovation and Improvement.

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Seniors Handle Broad Economic Principles

View the NAEP economics results.

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Chicago Data Bolster Case for Early-Childhood Programs

“Effects of a School-based, Early Childhood Intervention on Adult Health and Well-being” is available from the Archives of Pediatrics & Adolescent Medicine.

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10-State Pilot Preparing Teachers to Develop Tests

Get more information about the coalition’s work from the Council of Chief State School Officers.

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Report Roundup

Rural Students Outperform Urban Peers Nationally:
“Status of Education in Rural America” is available from the National Center for Educational Statistics.

Adolescent Smoking:
“Symptoms of Tobacco Dependence After Brief Intermittent Use” is available from the Archives of Pediatrics & Adolescent Medicine.

Child Trauma:
“Strengthening Policies to Support Children, Youth, and Families Who Experience Trauma” is available from the National Center for Children in Poverty.

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IG Report Questions NCLB’s Unsafe-Schools Option

“An OIG Perspective on the Unsafe School Choice Option” is posted by the U.S. Department of Education’s office of the inspector general.

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