Links in Education Week: December 6, 2006

December 05, 2006 1 min read


U.S. Urged to Rethink NCLB ‘Tools’


‘Focal Points’ Being Eyed in Math-Standards Revisions


Scholars Debate Outlook for Closing Black-White Gap in IQ

PAGES 12-13

Report Roundup

  • School Facilities:
    “Building Minds, Minding Buildings” is posted by the American Federation of Teachers.
  • State Math Standards:
    “The Intended Mathematics Curriculum as Represented in State-Level Curriculum Standards: Consensus or Confusion?” is available for purchase from Information Age Publishing Inc.
  • High-Stakes Testing:
    “Assessment, High Stakes, and Alternative Visions: Appropriate Use of the Right Tools to Leverage Improvement” is posted by the Education Policy Research Unit, Arizona State University.
  • Teacher Certification:
    “Photo Finish: Teacher Certification Doesn’t Guarantee a Winner” is posted by Education Next, a publication from the Hoover Institution.
  • Preschool ADHD Treatment:
    More information about the “Preschool ADHD Treatment Study” is available from Eureka Alert, a news service of the American Association for the Advancement of Science.
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    Groups Seek Common Ground on Intervention

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    U.S. Eyes Accreditation in Higher Ed. Push