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Links in Education Week: May 10, 2006

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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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Skills for Work, College Readiness Are Found Comparable

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Policymakers Urged to Heed Middle Grades

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New Mentoring Program Found Helpful for Novice Teachers in N.Y.C.

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Young Adults Don’t Think World Knowledge Is Vital

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Charters Harder to Get Than Before, Suggests Survey of Authorizers

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Report Roundup

  • Advanced Placement:
    “Gaining or Losing Ground?: Equity in Offering Advanced Placement Courses in California High Schools, 1997-2003" is available from the Tomás Rivera Policy Institute.
  • African-American Students:
    “Through Different Lenses: West Virginia School Staff and Students React to School Climate” is posted by the Education Alliance.
  • Educated Workers:
    “Keeping California’s Edge: The Growing Demand for Highly Educated Workers” is posted by the Campaign for College Opportunity.
  • College Readiness:
    “Ready or Not” is available from the Center for an Urban Future.
  • PAGE 18

    Progress Slow in Addressing Child Malnutrition in Developing Countries

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