Links in Education Week: August 26, 2009

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U.S. Running With Pack on International Tests

“U.S. Performances Across International Assessments of Student Achievement: Special Supplement to the Condition of Education 2009" is from the National Center for Education Statistics

Teacher Training

“Teacher Preparation: Multiple Federal Education Offices Support Teacher Preparation for Instructing Students with Disabilities and English Language Learners, but Systematic Departmentwide Coordination Could Enhance This Assistance” is from the Government Accountability Office

Private Schools

“Private Schooling in the U.S.: Expenditures, Supply, and Policy Implications” is from the Education and Public Interest Center

Black-White Achievement

High School Reform in Chicago Public Schools is from SRI International

High School Improvement

“Achievement Gaps: How Black and White Students in Public Schools Perform in Mathematics and Reading on the National Assessment of Educational Progress” is from the National Center for Education Statistics

NCLB Impacts

“Going Down With the Ship? The Effect of School Accountability on the Distribution of Teacher Experience in California” is from the National Center for Analysis of Longitudinal Data in Education Research


Best of the Blogs

“On Oprah’s List of Power Players: Michelle Rhee” is from Politics K-12

“Teachers Face Obstacles to Data Use” is from Teacher Beat

“Good Read: Reasons Some Muslims Wear the Hijab, Even in U.S.” is from Learning the Language


Principal Program in N.Y.C. Linked to Student Test Gains

“The New York City Aspiring Principals Program: A School-Level Evaluation” is from the Institute for Education and Social Policy


Draft Unveiled on Technological Literacy for NAEP

The Technological Literacy Framework for the 2012 NAEP can be found here


Scores on ACT Show Majority of Students Not College-Ready

2009 ACT results can be found here