Links in Education Week: June 10, 2009

June 09, 2009 1 min read


Schism on Dropout Problem Seen

“On the Front Lines of Schools” is from Civic Enterprises

Study on Restraints and Seclusion Stirs Alarm

“Selected Cases of Death and Abuse at Public and Private Schools and Treatment Centers” is from the Government Accountability Office

Education Statistics

The Condition of Education is from the U.S. Department of Education’s National Center for Education Statistics

Child Well-Being

“The 2009 Foundation for Child Development Child and Youth Well-Being Index Report” is from the Foundation for Child Development


California Preschools

“Preschool Adequacy and Efficiency in California: Issues, Policy Options, and Recommendations” is from the RAND Corp.

Hispanic Students’ Achievement in Massachusetts

“Analyzing Performance by Grade 10 of Hispanic High School Students on the Massachusetts State Assessments” is from the U.S. Department of Education Institute of Education Sciences’ Regional Educational Laboratory Program

Social Skills of Online Students

“Social Skills of Mainstream Students in Full-Time, Online Public Schools” is from K12 Inc.


Grade Inflation Seen in Evaluations of Teachers, Regardless of System

“The Widget Effect: Our National Failure to Acknowledge and Act on Differences in Teacher Effectiveness” is from The New Teacher Project


Though N.J. Funding Formula Upheld, Abbott Intact

N.J. Supreme Court ruling in Abbott v. Burke


College Completion Focus of Attention

“Diplomas and Dropouts: Which Colleges Actually Graduate Their Students (and Which Don’t)” is from the American Enterprise Institute for Public Policy Research


Nations Performing at Top Committed to Broad Curriculum

“Why We’re Behind: What Top Nations Teach Their Students But We Don’t” is from Common Core