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Links in Education Week: January 20, 2010

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Head Start Pupils’ Gains Found to Fade

“Head Start Impact Study Final Report” is by the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services

Achievement Gaps

“Gauging the Gaps: A Deeper Look at Student Achievement” is by the Education Trust

College Readiness

“College- and Career-Ready: Using Outcomes Data to Hold High Schools Accountable for Student Success” is by the Education Sector

Charter Schools

“How State Charter Laws Rank Against the New Model Public Charter School Law” is by the National Alliance for Public Charter Schools

Teen Violence

“Violence Bhaviors Among Adolescent Females” is by the Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration

School Libraries

“School Libraries Count!” is by the American Association of School Libraries

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Public Schools in South Said First With Both Poor, Minority Majority

“A New Diverse Majority: Students of Color in the South’s Public Schools” is by the Southern Education Foundation

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Debate Over Charters Continues As Research Finds Gains in N.Y.C.

“Charter School Performance in New York City” is by the Center for Research on Education Outcomes

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Researchers Testing Programs to Teach Science in Preschool

“Preschool Pathways to Science: Facilitating Scientific Ways of Thinking, Talking, Doing, and Understanding” is by Rochel Gelman of Rutgers University’s Busch campus

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Teachers’ Letters to Obama

The group Teachers’ Letters to Obama is hosted on Facebook and the full set of letters can be read here

A version of this article appeared in the January 20, 2010 edition of Education Week