Links in Education Week: February 22, 2006

February 21, 2006 2 min read

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.


States Acting to Raise Bar on H.S. Skills

PAGES 14-15

International Update

  • Teachers Uncomfortable in Giving Asians Lessons:
    “Research on Studies of Asia in New Zealand Secondary Schools” is available from the Asia New Zealand Foundation.
  • Researchers Urge Beefed Up E-Safety:
    “Safeguarding Children in a Digital World” is available from the British Educational Communications and Technology Agency.
  • PAGE 16

    Report Roundup

  • Race and Michigan Schools:
    “How Segregated Are Michigan’s Schools? Changes in Enrollment From 1992-93 to 2004-05" is available from the Education Policy Center at Michigan State University.
  • Kindergarten Comparison:
    Read an abstract of “Full-Day Versus Half-Day Kindergarten: In Which Program Do Children Learn More?” from the American Journal of Education.
  • Foreign Languages:
    “Education for Global Leadership: The Importance of International Studies and Foreign Language Education for U.S. Economic and National Security” is posted by the Committee for Economic Development.
  • Sports Safety:
    An abstract of “Examining Concussion Rates and Return to Play in High School Football Players Wearing Newer Helmet Technology: A Three-Year Prospective Cohort Study” is available from the journal Neurosurgery.
  • Reading First Critique:
    “Reading First: Implementation Issues and Controversies” is available from the Congressional Research Service.
  • PAGE 18

    No Test-Score Edge Found for Cleveland Voucher Students

    PAGE 20

    H.S. Courses Seen as Disconnected From College Demands