Links in Education Week: June 13, 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.


State Tests, NAEP Often a Mismatch

“Mapping 2005 State Proficiency Standards Onto the NAEP Scales” is available from the National Center for Education Statistics.


Evidence Thin on Student Gains From NCLB Tutoring

“Supplemental Educational Services in the State of Tennessee: 2005-2006" is posted by (Microsoft Word required.)

“SES Tutoring Programs: An Evaluation of Year 3 in the Chicago Public Schools” is available from CPS After School Programs.

• Read “The Impact of Supplemental Educational Services Participation on Student Achievement: 2005-06,” posted by

“Supplemental Education Services Under NCLB: Emerging Evidence and Policy Issues” is available from the Education Policy Research Unit.

• The Government Accountability Office published the August 2006 report, “No Child Left Behind Act: Education Actions Needed to Improve Local Implementation and State Evaluation of Supplemental Educational Services.”


Evaluation Indicates Limited Effects Under Early Reading First Program

“National Evaluation of Early Reading First: Final Report to Congress” is available from the U.S. Department of Education’s National Center for Education Evaluation and Regional Assistance.

Report Roundup

NCLB Accountability: Educators Give Views:
“Standards-Based Accountability Under No Child Left Behind” is available from RAND Corp.

U.S. Math Achievement:
• An executive summary of “Economic Survey of the United States 2007" is posted by the Organization for Economic Cooperation and Development.

School Dropouts:
“Dropout Risk Factors and Exemplary Programs” is posted by the National Dropout Prevention Center/Network.


Business-Higher Ed. Group Offers Plan for Teacher Shortfall

“An American Imperative” is posted by the Business-Higher Education Forum.