Links in Education Week: Dec. 5, 2007

December 04, 2007 1 min read


Report Roundup

Surveys Track Online Harassment:
“Examining the Overlap in Internet Harassment and School Bullying: Implications for School Intervention” and “Does Online Harassment Constitute Bullying? An Exploration of Online Harassment by Known Peers and Online-Only Contacts” both appeared in the Journal of Adolescent Health.

NCLB Accountability:
“Accountability Under NCLB: Interim Report” is posted by the U.S. Department of Education.

Parent Preferences for Teachers:
“What Do Parents Value in Education? An Empirical Investigation of Parents’ Revealed Preferences for Teachers” was published in the November 2007 issue of The Quarterly Journal of Economics.

Grantmaking and School Choice:
“Strategic Grantmaking: Foundations and the School Privatization Movement” was produced by the National Committee for Responsive Philanthropy.

Student Nutrition:
“The School Food Report Card 2007" is available from the Center for Science in the Public Interest.

Teacher Quality:
“Teaching and California’s Future: The Status of the Teaching Profession 2007" is available from the Center for the Future of Teaching and Learning.

Study Abroad:
“The Fall 2007 International Student Enrollment Survey” is posted by the Institute of International Education.


Mixed Reactions to Bus Safety Regulations:
• Read the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration’s proposals on school bus safety as they appeared in the Nov. 21, 2007, Federal Register.


America Idles on International Reading Test:
• Read the results of the 2006 Progress in International Reading Literacy Study.