Links in Education Week: December 14, 2005

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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.


Researchers Urge Broad View on How to Build Character


Science Standards Mediocre, Study Finds

Warning Issued on Student-Athlete Weight Practices


Panel Examines Teacher Training

PAGES 10-11

Report Roundup

  • Mental-Health Services:
    Read “School Mental Health Services in the United States, 2002-2003" from the National Mental Health Information Center.
  • Teenage Volunteers:
    “Youth Helping America—Building Active Citizens: The Role of Social Institutions in Teen Volunteering” is posted by the Corporation for National & Community Service.
  • Early-Childhood Education:
    “Power to the People: The Effectiveness of Ballot Measures in Advancing Early Care and Education” is posted by the National Women’s Law Center.
  • Online Teacher Training:
    “Gauging and Improving Interactions in Online Seminars for Mathematics Coaches” is available from the Education Alliance at Brown University.
  • PAGE 13

    States Making Gains in International Studies

    International Update

    Official in England to Order Teaching of Synthetic Phonics

    PAGE 19

    Report Details Benefits of Pre-K Programs


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