Links in Education Week: December 13, 2006

December 12, 2006 1 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.


Rise of Youth Mentoring Outpaces Knowledge Base


Report Roundup

  • Charter Schools:
    “Hopes, Fears, and Reality: A Balanced Look at American Charter Schools in 2006" is available from the National Charter School Research Project.
  • Education and the Economy:
    “Healthier and Wealthier: Decreasing Health Care Costs by Increasing Educational Attainment” is available from the Alliance for Excellent Education.
  • English-Language Learners:
    “So Many Schools, So Few Options: How Mayor Bloomberg’s Small High School Reforms Deny Full Access to English-Language Learners” is posted by Advocates for Children of New York.
  • Internet’s Educational Value:
    A summary of “Surveying the Digital Future” is posted by the Center for the Digital Future.
  • Video Games:
    A summary of the study is available from Indiana University’s School of Medicine.
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    Study Questions Role Math, Science Scores Play in Nations’ GDPs

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    NEA Members, Budget Up; Workers Down

    • View the “Form LM-2 Labor Organization Annual Report” by going to the U.S. Department of Labor’s organization query page. Click the “Union” radio button on the page, enter “000-342" in the file number box, and hit the submit button.

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    California Urged to Address Teacher-Quality Shortcomings

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    Chiefs: Ed. Dept. Getting Stingier on NCLB Flexibility