Education

Links in Education Week: Jan. 9, 2008

January 09, 2008 1 min read

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Report Roundup

Federal Study Tracks Public, Private Enrollment:
• Read the current edition of Projections of Education Statistics.

Child Poverty:
“Who Are America’s Poor Children? The Official Story” is posted by the National Center for Children in Poverty.

School Reform Models:
“The Other Half of the Strategy: Following Up on System Reform by Innovating with School and Schooling” was published by Education Evolving.

D.C. Opportunity Scholarships:
“Satisfied, Optimistic, Yet Concerned: Parent Voices on the Third Year of the D.C. Opportunity Scholarship Program” is posted by Georgetown University’s School Choice Demonstration Project.

Math Assessment for Puerto Rico:
• Read Puerto Rico’s mathematics scores on the National Assessment of Educational Progress.

Foreign-Language Learning:
• The Ohio Foreign Language Advisory Council’s recommendations are posted by the Ohio Department of Education.

Hispanic Views on Education:
• Read more results from the “2007 Hispanic Health Poll.”

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Grade-Fixing Charges Hit Acclaimed School:
• Read the results of the “UCSD Preuss Charter School Grades Investigation.”

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PISA Results Scoured for Secrets to Better Science Scores:
“PISA 2006: Science Competencies for Tomorrow’s World” is posted by the Organization for Economic Cooperation and Development.

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Texas Pre-K Teachers’ Program Yields Tepid Results, Study Says:
“School Readiness Integration (SRI) Models: A Descriptive and Cost Analysis Study” was published by the Texas Department of Education.