Links in Education Week: March 28, 2007

March 27, 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.


Out-of-Favor Reading Plan Rated Highly

Read the clearinghouse report on the Reading Recovery program, posted by the What Works Clearinghouse.

Scholars Split on Pre-K Teachers With B.A.s

“Bachelor’s Degrees Are Best” is available from the Trust for Early Education.


Curriculum-Development Group Urges Focus Shift to Whole Child

“The Learning Compact Redefined: A Call to Action” is posted by the Association for Supervision and Curriculum Development.


Report Roundup

Science, Math Schools Needed, Report Says:
“Addressing the STEM Challenge by Expanding Specialty Math and Science High Schools” is available from the National Consortium of Specialized Secondary Schools of Mathematics, Science, and Technology.

Teaching Conditions:
“Teaching and Learning Conditions Improve High School Reform Efforts” is available from the Center for Teaching Quality.

Africa’s Private Schools:
“Do Private Markets Improve the Quality or Quantity of Primary Schooling in Sub-Saharan Africa?” is available from the National Center for the Study of Privatization in Education at Teachers College, Columbia University.

Education and Health:
“Education and Health in Multnomah County: An Area-Based Analysis of Mortality Data” is posted by the Multnomah County Health Department.