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Links in Education Week: February 16, 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.

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Salary Totals Found Lower in Poor Schools

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Groups Tackle Teacher Quality in Needy Schools

Study: Teacher-Designed Math Curriculum is Effective

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Turning the Tables: Teens Design Test

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Report Takes Aim at First Year of D.C. Voucher Program

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Texas Urged to Beef Up Oversight of Poor Charter Schools

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Teaching & Learning Update

  1. Reading Teachers See Few Changes under NCLB Law:
    Read the results of the International Reading Association survey.

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Report Roundup

  1. Preschoolers’ Health:
    An abstract of “Overweight Among Low-Income Preschool Children Associated With the Consumption of Sweet Drinks: Missouri, 1999–2002" is available online from Pediatrics.
  1. Chicago Dropouts:
    “Graduation and Dropout Trends in Chicago: A look at cohorts of students from 1991 to 2004" is available online from the Consortium on Chicago School Research.
  1. District Competition:
    “Does Competition Among Public Schools Benefit Students and Taxpayers? A Comment on Hoxby” is available online from Education Research Section at Princeton University. ()
  1. English Language Learners:
    “Evolution of Federal Policy and Implications of No Child Left Behind For Language Minority Students” is available online from the Education Policy Studies Laboratory. ()

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