Links in Education Week: February 9, 2005

February 08, 2005 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.


Studies Show High Schools’ Shortcomings


Charter Studies Offer Caution on Achievement


Florida Study Shows Achievement Lags for Racially Isolated Schools in the State


Researchers Cite Uniform Standards in Singapore’s Success

District Initiative Key to Motivating High Schools, Study Says

Report Roundup

  • College Opportunity:
    “Creating College Opportunity for All: Prepared Students and Affordable Colleges” is available online from the Southern Regional Education Board. ()
  • Public Libraries:
    Read an executive summary of “New on the Shelf: Teens in the Library - Findings from the Evaluation of Public Libraries as Partners in Youth Development,” from Chapin Hall.
  • Children of Immigrants:
    “The Health and Well-Being of Young Children of Immigrants” is available online from The Urban Institute. ()
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    New Web Site Aims to Help Prevent Use of ‘Diploma Mills’

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    Gov. Warner Offers Other Governors Outline for Improving High Schools

    News in Brief: A State Capitals Roundup

  • Ohio Panel Issues School Finance Report:
    The report, “Building a Better School Funding System”, is available online from the Governor’s Blue Ribbon Task Force on Financing Student Success. ()
  • Report Urges Reform in Colo. High Schools:
    The report, “Raising the Bar: Policy Recommendations for High School Reform”, is available online from the Colorado Small Schools Initiative. ()