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Links in Education Week: August 31, 2005

August 31, 2005 2 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.

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Marches Aim to Link Black Fathers, Schools

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Task Force Urges Billions More in Federal Aid

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National Group Dons New Name

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Sate Dept. Proposes Safety Measures for Exchange Students

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Study Finds Charters Receive Far Less Aid Than Regular Schools

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Researchers Say Girls Thrive in Single-Sex Gym Classes

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Impact of Paper-and-Pencil, Online Testing Is Compared

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Report Roundup

  • High Schools:
    A summary of the survey, “Americans on High Schools: ‘In Need of Improvement!’,” is available from the Alliance for Excellent Education.
  • Teacher Workforce:
    Read a summary of “Profile of Teachers in the U.S. 2005" from the National Center for Education Information.
  • Student Drug Use:
    “National Survey of American Attitudes on Substance Abuse X: Teens and Parents” is posted by the National Center on Addiction and Substance Abuse at Columbia University.
  • School Choice:
    “Providing Quality Choice Options in Education” is available from the National Governors Association.
  • Native Americans:
    “Status and Trends in the Education of American Indians and Alaska Natives” is posted by the National Center for Education Statistics.
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    Commission Urges Comprehensive Induction Programs for Teachers

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    Study: District Budget Practices Can Siphon Title I Aid From Poor

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    Blueprint Drafted for Research to Aid American Indian Education

    • To obtain a copy of the research blueprint on American Indian education, e-mail Jonathan A. Levitt of the National Institutes of Health, at levittja@mail.nih.gov.