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Links in Education Week: January 26, 2005

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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.

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State Rallies Behind Rules for Athletics

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Colleges Work to Improve Completion Rates

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Report Roundup

  • Postsecondary Goals:
    A summary of the “American Dream” survey is available for download from Job Shadowing 2005.
  • Parental Notification:
    Read the abstract of “Adolescents’ Reports of Parental Knowledge of Adolescents’ Use of Sexual Health Services and Their Reactions to Mandated Parental Notification for Prescription Contraception” from the Journal of the American Medical Association.
  • U.S. Asian Population:
    “We the People: Asians in the United States” is available online from the U.S. Census Bureau. ()
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  • Read Gregory Michie’s Teacher Magazine article, “Trading Places.”
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