Links in Education Week: January 31, 2007

January 30, 2007 1 min read

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.


Bush Offers ‘Blueprint’ for NCLB

The report, “Building on Results: A Blueprint for Strengthening the No Child Left Behind Act,” is available from the U.S. Department of Education. Also, view a press release and a fact sheet related to the expansion of the federally mandated school choice provisions of NCLB.


Inspector General Faults Handling of ‘Reading First’

“Review of the Georgia Reading First Program” is posted by the U.S. Department of Education’s inspector general.


Weight Problems Seen in High School Football

Get more information on “Prevalence of Overweight Among High School Football Lineman” from the Journal of the American Medical Association.

Report Roundup

Merit Pay Linked to Learning Gains:
“Evaluation of Year One of the Achievement Challenge Pilot Project in the Little Rock Public School District” is posted by the Department of Education Reform at the University of Arkansas.

Charter Schools:
“Charter Schools’ Special Education Infrastructures” is available from the College of Education at the University of Maryland.

Lessons From Chicago:
“Chicago School Reform: Lessons for the Nation” is posted by the National Center for Fair and Open Testing.

School Facilities:
“Public School Principals Report on Their School Facilities: Fall 2005" is available from the National Center for Education Statistics.


Tennessee Scholarship Seen Tough to Keep

The “Tennessee Education Lottery Scholarship Program Annual Report” is available from the Tennessee Higher Education Commission.