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Links in Education Week: July 26, 2006

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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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States’ Standards, Tests Are a Mismatch, Study Says

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Public Schools Fare Well Against Private Schools in Study

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States Up Efforts to Let H.S. Students Get Jump on College

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Project GRAD Seen Yielding Mixed Record

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Report Roundup

  • Best Practices:
    “Just for the Kids’ Best Practice Studies and Institutes: Findings From 20 States,” is available from Just for the Kids, a program of the National Center for Educational Accountability.
  • Family Involvement:
    A summary of the “Principals’ Partnership” 2006 poll is posted by The Principals’ Partnership. (Microsoft Word required.)
  • Child Well-Being:
    “2006 Kids Count Data Book” is posted by The Annie E. Casey Foundation.
  • English-Language Learners:
    “What Does Arizona’s ELL Population Look Like, and How Are They Doing” is available from ThinkAZ.
  • Nutrition Policies:
    The “The School Foods Report Card” is posted by the Center for Science in the Public Interest.
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