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Links in Education Week: May 11, 2005

May 10, 2005 2 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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Long-Awaited Study Shows ‘Success for All’ Gains

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Report Cities Ongoing Needs in Rural Schools

NCTE Is Critical of New College Admissions Essay Tests

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Many Pre-K Teachers Lack State-Mandated Training, Study Reveals

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Report Roundup

  • Mothers and Children:
    The full report, “State of the World’s Mothers 2005,” is online from Save The Children. ()
  • Selecting Schools:
    For information about obtaining survey results, please see Schoolmatch.com.
  • Healthy Hearts:
    More information on the UCLA study can be found from The Pritikin Longevity Center.
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    Charter Schools Assess Progress

  • The Center For Education Reform has released the results from its National Survey on Charter Schools.
  • Health Update

  • Marijuana Seen Linked To Mental Illnesses:
    The report “Age at First Use of Marijuana and Past Year Serious Mental Illness,” can be viewed online from the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services’ Office of Applied Studies. ()
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    Chart: Performance Criteria