Links in Education Week: Dec. 8, 2004

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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.


Panel Urges New System for H.S. Data

Evangelical Christian Schools See Growth


Abstinence-Only Curricula Misleading, Report Says


Foundation Tackles Black Males’ School Woes


Mass. Cities Noted for Progress With Spec. Ed. Students


New Research Shows Some Math Practices Help Minority Pupils


School Crime Rate Drops, Federal Report Says

Study: Foster Children in School Often Trail Their Peers

N.J. Teachers Get Online Assistance


International Study: Computers Linked to Learning Drop

Teaching & Learning Update

  • Standards Published for Career Academies:
    “Career Academy National Standards of Practice” is available online from the National High School Alliance. ()
  • PAGE 14

    Report Roundup

  • Achievement Gaps:
    A summary and ordering information for “Windows of Opportunity” are available online from NASBE.
  • Civics Education:
    “From Classroom to Citizen: American Attitudes on Civic Education” is scheduled to be available online in the near future from the Campaign for the Civic Mission of Schools.
  • Community Colleges:
    “Engagement by Design” is available online from The Community College Survey of Student Engagement. ()
  • Video-Game Content:
    The 2004 “Video Game Report Card” is available online from the National Institute on Media and the Family.
  • Entrepreneur Education:
    “Learning by Doing” is available online from the Appalachian Regional Commission. ()
  • PAGE 20

    Arkansas Facilities Study Sees $2.3 Billion in Needs

    PAGE 21

    News in Brief: A State Capitals Roundup


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