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Links in Education Week: December 9, 2009

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Report Details Hurdles Facing Charter Groups

“Growing Pains: Scaling Up the Nation’s Best Charter Schools” is from the Education Sector

Thomas Toch’s June draft of the report is available here

Nuances of Principalship Explored

A link to the National Center for Analysis of Longitudinal Data in Education Research (CALDER) can be found here

Is Education News Falling Off Front Pages?

“Invisible: 1.4 Percent Coverage for Education is Not Enough” is from Brookings

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Study Finds Growth in Two-Year Degrees and Certificates

“Changes in Postsecondary Awards Below the Bachelor’s Degree: 1997-2007" is from the National Center for Education Statistics

Junk Food in School

“The Impact of Removing Snacks of Low Nutritional Value From Middle Schools” is from Health Education & Behavior

Reading

“Student and Teacher Outcomes of the Superkids Quasi-Experimental Study” is from Educational Leadership & Policy Analysis at the University of Wisconsin-Madison

College Success

“The Promise of Proficiency: How College Proficiency Information Can Help High Schools Drive Student Success” is from the Center for American Progress

Academic Tutoring

“Students’ Use of Tutoring Services, by Adequate Yearly Progress Status of School” is from the National Center for Education Statistics

Students With Disabilities

“What Matters for Staying On-Track and Graduating in Chicago Public Schools: A Focus on Students with Disabilities” is from the Consortium on Chicago School Research

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National Database Rounds Up Schools With Extended Time

“Tracking An Emerging Movement: A Report on Expanded Time Schools in America” is from the National Center on Time and Learning

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Framework Outlines Broader District Role for Ed-Tech Leaders

“Framework of Essential Skills of the K-12 Chief Technology Officer” is from the Consortium for School Networking

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State-Level Impact of Stimulus Said Mixed

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

A version of this article appeared in the December 09, 2009 edition of Education Week

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