Links in Education Week: January 27, 2010

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Chicago Study Teases out Keys to Improvement

“Organizing Schools for Improvement: Lessons From Chicago” is by Anthony S. Bryk of the Consortium on Chicago School Research


U.N. Report Finds Financial Crisis Shutting Children Out of School

“Education for All Global Monitoring Report” is by the United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization

College Entrance

“Chasing the College Acceptance Letter” is by the Center for Public Education

Data Mining

“Using the Right Data to Determine if High School Interventions are Working to Prepare Students for College and Careers” is by the National High School Center

Early Literacy

“Ensuring Early Literacy Success” is by the American Educational Research Association

Testing and Discipline

“Test, Punish and Push Out: How Zero Tolerance and High-Stakes Testing Funnel Students Into the School-to-Prison Pipeline” is by the Advancement Project

California Schools

“Educational Opportunities in Hard Times” is by the Institute for Democracy, Education, and Access at the University of California-Los Angeles

Music Education

“The Reality of Music Education” is by the Kirkpatrick Foundation


Students Tap Mobile Tech. for Increased Media Use

“Generation M2: Media in the Lives of 8- to 18-Year-Olds” is by the Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation


Budget Cuts Touted as Chance to Change Ineffective Practices

The 10 papers were presented at “A Penny Saved: How Schools and Districts Can Tighten Their Belts While Serving Students Better,” which was sponsored by the American Enterprise Institute and the Thomas B. Fordham Institute

A version of this article appeared in the January 27, 2010 edition of Education Week