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Links in Education Week: Jan. 5, 2005

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K-12 Finance a Top Priority in ’05 Sessions

See “Fiscal Survey of the States: December 2004,” from the National Association of State Budget Officers. ()

Read the “State Budget Update: November 2004,” from the National Conference of State Legislatures.” ()

Poor Math Scores on World Stage Trouble U.S.

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Report: High Schools Must Demand More

Take Note: Environmental Lessons

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NAEP Study Fuels Debate Over Charter Schools

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Teens Unlikely to Meet Reading Goal, RAND Report Warns

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Study: AP Classes Alone Don’t Aid College Work

States Criticized on Standards for Veteran Teachers

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Report Faults Immigrant Instruction in 3 States

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Report Roundup

  • Education Spending:
    The “Report Card on American Education: A State-by-State Analysis: 1981-2003" is available online from the American Legislative Exchange Council. ()
  • Retention Research:
    “An Evaluation of Florida’s Program to End Social Promotion” is available online from the Manhattan Institute for Policy Research. ()
  • Student Discipline:
    “Toward Safe and Orderly Schools - The National Study of Delinquency Prevention in Schools” is available online from the National Institute of Justice. ()
  • English Learning:
    “Language Assimilation Today: Bilingualism Persists More Than in the Past, But English Still Dominates” is available online from The State University of New York at Albany. ()
  • Sexual Behavior:
    “Teenagers in the United States: Sexual Activity, Contraceptive Use, and Childbearing 2002" is available online from the National Center for Health Statistics. ()
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