Education

Links in Education Week: March 14, 2007

March 12, 2007 1 min read

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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Early-Childhood Programs Urged for Hispanic Population

“Para Nuestros Niños: Expanding and Improving Early Education for Hispanics” is posted by the National Task Force on Early Childhood Education for Hispanics.

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Project Launches 10-Year Initiative to Link Early Education, Economy

Learn more about the Partnership for America’s Economic Success.

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‘Reading First’ Contractor Neglected Bias Rules

“RMC Research Corporation’s Administration of the Reading First Program Contracts” is posted by the U.S. Department of Education’s inspector general’s office.

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Technology Standards Undergoing an Update

For more information, view the National Educational Technology Standards.

Education Professor Starts Free Blogs for Principals

Scott C. McLeod posts more information on the LeaderTalk and the Principal Blogging Project.

Curriculum Offers Lessons on Recycling Technology

View more information on the Get in the Technology Loop program.

Report Roundup

Exit Exams’ Effects on Teaching Studied:
“‘It’s Different Now': How Exit Exams Are Affecting Teaching and Learning in Jackson and Austin” is posted by the Center on Education Policy.

Student Engagement:
“High School Survey of Student Engagement” is posted by Indiana University’s Center for Evaluation and Education Policy.

Weight Control:
• Read an abstract of “Changes in Children’s Body Mass Index During the School Year and During Summer Vacation.”

Arts Education:
“An Unfinished Canvas: Arts Education in California: Taking Stock of Policies and Practices” is posted by SRI International. A summary report is also available.

Child-Care Quality:
“We Can Do Better: NACCRRA’s Ranking of State Child Care Center Standards and Oversight” is posted by the National Association of Child Care Resource and Referral Agencies.