Links in Education Week: August 13, 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.


Violence at Home

“Externalities in the Classroom: How Children Exposed to Domestic Violence Affect Everyone’s Kids” is available from the University of Pittsburgh.

Testing Accomodations for English-Learners

“Recommendations for Assessing English-Language Learners” is available from the National Center for Research on Evaluation, Standards, and Student Testing at the University of California, Los Angeles.

Career and Technical Education

“Next-Generation Career and Technical Education in New York City: Final Report and Recommendations of the Mayoral Task Force on Career and Technical Education Innovation” is available from the New York City Department of Education.


Assessing Preschoolers

“Early Childhood Assessment: Why, What, and How” is available from the National Academies Press.

District Operations

“Managing for Results in America’s Great City Schools: A Report of the Performance Measurement and Benchmarking Project” is available from the Council of the Great City Schools.


Achieve Finds Common Core of Standards in States

“Out of Many, One: Toward Rigorous Common Core Standards From the Ground Up” is available from Achieve.


Schott Foundation to Step Up Advocacy for Black Males

“Given Half a Chance: The Schott 50 State Report on Public Education and Black Males” is available from the Schott Foundation.

Poll of U.S. Teens Finds Heavier Homeword Load, More Stress Over Grades

“The State of Our Nation’s Youth” is available from the Horatio Alger Association of Distinguished Americans.