Links in Education Week: January 21, 2009

January 21, 2009 1 min read


New Reports Track ‘No Child Left Behind’ Progress

“State and Local Implementation of the No Child Left Behind Act, Volume VI” is from the U.S. Department of Education.

Study Evaluates Boston’s Charter Schools

“Informing the Debate: Comparing Boston’s Charter, Pilot, and Traditional Schools” is by the Harvard Graduate School of Education and Massachusetts Institute of Technology.

Learning Time

“Enhancing School Reform Through Expanded Learning” is from Learning Point Associates and the Collaborative for Building After-School Systems.

Staying in College

“Rewarding Persistence: Effects of a Performance-Based Scholarship Program for Low-Income Parents” is from MDRC.

Online Learning

“Living and Learning with New Media” was released by Florida State University.

Home Schooling

“1.5 Million Homeschooled Students in the United States in 2007" is by the National Center for Education Statistics.

Adult Literacy

“National Assessment of Adult Literacy: Indirect County and State Estimates of the Percentage of Adults at the Lowest Literacy Level for 1992 and 2003" is released from the National Center for Education Statistics.

Mobile Technologies

“Pockets of Potential: Using Mobile Technologies to Promote Children’s Learning” is from the Joan Ganz Cooney Center at Sesame Workshop.


Experts Eschew Narrow Reading of Early-Literacy Study

The National Literacy Panel report is by National Institute for Literacy


Standards Help Minn. Vie With Top Nations

The 2007 Trends in International Mathematics and Science Study (TIMSS) can be found on the International Association for the Evaluation of Educational Achievement Web site.


States Urged to Redouble Attention to High School Improvement

“Accelerating the Agenda: Actions to Improve America’s High Schools” is featured on the National Governors Association Web site.