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Links in Education Week: December 16, 2009

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“An Early Look at the Economic Stimulus Package and the Public Schools: Perspectives from State Leaders” is from the Center on Education Policy

Restructuring Under NCLB Found Lacking

“Improving Low-Performing Schools: Lessons from Five Years of Studying School Restructuring under No Child Left Behind” is from the Center on Education Policy

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More Top Scorers Found in Tracked Schools

“Tracking and Detracking: High Achievers in Massachusetts Middle Schools” is from the Thomas B. Fordham Institute

Math in Asia

“Informing Grades 1-6 Mathematics Standards Development: What Can Be Learned From High-Performing Hong Kong, Korea and Singapore?” is from the American Institutes for Research

College Success

“Increasing College Success: A Road Map for Governors” is from the National Governors Association Center for Best Practices

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School Safety

“Indicators of School Crime and Safety: 2009" is from the U.S. Department of Education and the U.S. Department of Justice

College-Completion Barriers

“With Their Whole Lives Ahead of Them” is from Public Agenda

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Some Urban Districts Exhibit Progress on Math Assessment

The trial urban district National Assessment of Educational Progress can be found here

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Major Study Gives Edge to Scripted Reform Models

“School Improvement by Design: Lessons from a Study of Comprehensive School Reform Programs” is from the Consortium for Policy Research in Education

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State-Level Impact of Stimulus Said Mixed

Find more information on “Diplomas Now” here

A version of this article appeared in the December 16, 2009 edition of Education Week

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