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Links in Education Week: July 30, 2008

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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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Work Flexibility Urged as Key Step For Bolstering Low-Wage Families

“A New Safety Net for Low-Income Families” is available from the Urban Institute.

English-Language Learners

“Preparing to Serve English Language Learner Students: School Districts With Emerging English Language Learner Communities” is available from the U.S. Department of Education.

Expanding Learning Time

“Expanding Learning Time in Action: Initiatives in High-Poverty and High-Minority Schools and Districts” is available from the Center for American Progress.

Financing Extra Learning Time

“Taking Stock of the Fiscal Costs of Expanded Learning Time” is available from the Center for American Progress.

National Board Certification

“Measuring What Matters: The Effects of National Board Certification on Advancing 21st Century Teaching and Learning” is available from the National Board for Professional Teaching Standards.

Youth Quality of Life

“2008 Foundation for Child Development Child and Youth Well-Being Index Report” is available from the Foundation for Child Development.

Collective Bargaining

“Invisible Ink in Collective Bargaining: Why Key Issues Are Not Addressed” is available from the National Council on Teacher Quality.

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Girls are Equal to Boys on State Math Tests, Study Finds

“Gender Similarities Characterize Math Performance” is available from the journal Science.


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