Links in Education Week: July 18, 2007

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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.


AFT Cites Hiring Policies as Hitches in School Staffing

“Meeting the Challenge: Recruiting and Retaining Teachers in Hard-to-Staff Schools” is available from the American Federation of Teachers.

Much of Learning Gap Blamed on Summer

Get more information on the study from the American Sociological Review.


Project Distills Lessons of ‘Coherent’ District-Level Reforms

Learn more about the PELP Coherence Framework.


Report Roundup

Teacher-Policy Review Grades the States:
“State Teacher Policy Yearbook: Progress on Teacher Quality” is posted by the National Council on Teacher Quality.

Math and Science:
“Preparing STEM Teachers: The Key to Global Competitiveness” is available from the American Association of Colleges for Teacher Education.

Summer Learning:
“Ingredients of a Successful Summer Learning Program: A Case Study of the Building Educated Leaders for Life (BELL) Accelerated Learning Summer Program” is available from the Urban Institute.

Naming Schools:
“What’s in a Name? The Decline in the Civic Mission of School Names” is posted by the Manhattan Institute.

Reading Instruction:
“Federal Support for Adolescent Literacy: A Solid Investment” is posted by the Alliance for Excellent Education.

N.J. Preschool Program:
“The Abbott Preschool Program Longitudinal Effects Study” is available from the National Institute for Early Education Research.


NCLB-Renewal Ideas Circulate on Capitol Hill

“Moving Beyond Identification: Assisting Schools in Improvement” is available from the Center on Education Policy.