Links in Education Week: Dec. 19, 2007

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U.S. Middle-Grades Teachers Found Ill-Prepared in Math:
• Read “The Preparation Gap: Teacher Education for Middle School Mathematics in Six Countries” and “Lessons Learned From U.S. International Science Performance”.

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New Teachers Outdo Peers of Last Decade on Academic Scales:
“Teacher Quality in a Changing Policy Landscape: Improvements in the Teacher Pool” was released by the Educational Testing Service.


Report Roundup

Providing State Pre-K in Child-Care Centers:
“A Center Piece of the Pre-K Puzzle: Providing State Prekindergarten in Child-Care Centers” is available from the National Women’s Law Center.

Academic Achievement:
“How Well Are American Students Learning?” was published by the Brookings Institution.

School Breakfast:
“School Breakfast Scorecard 2007" is posted by the Food Research and Action Center.

Online Learning:
“Connecting Students to Advanced Courses Online” is available from the U.S. Department of Education.

Student Motivation:
“Beyond Benchmarks and Scores” was published by the Association for Childhood Education International.


Poll Raises Questions About Extent of Teen Cheating:
• Read the results of the “2007 JA Worldwide/Deloitte Teen Ethics Survey.”


Reports Renew Debate Over Alternative Preparation:
• Read “Working Without a Net: How New Teachers From Three Prominent Alternate Route Programs Describe Their First Year on the Job” and “Alternative Certification Isn’t Alternative.”


Minneapolis Aims at New Start for District:
• Read highlights of the district’s strategic plan.


N.J. Governor Seeks to Overhaul School Financing:
“NASA’s Elementary and Secondary Education Program: Review and Critique” can be ordered from The National Academies Press.


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