Links in Education Week: May 12, 2010

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Draw Called Over Routes to Teaching

“Preparing Teachers: Building Evidence for Sound Policy” is from the The National Research Council.


Too Many Forms?

“Does the Quest for Policy-Relevant Data Create Paperwork in Schools? Findings From a State Paperwork-Reduction Initiative” was presented in Denver at the annual meeting of the American Educational Research Association.

Educational Technology

“Teachers’ Use of Educational Technology in U.S. Public Schools: 2009" is from the National Center for Education Statistics.

High School Journalism

“We’re Not Dead Yet: The Fall—and Potential Rise—of High School Newspapers in New York City’s Schools” is by Jessica Siegel.


Wireless Safety

“BRAG Antenna Ranking of Schools” is presented by a group of researchers and safety organizations.

Middle Schools and ELLs

“What Are We Doing to Middle School English Language Learners?” is from WestEd.

After-School Programs

“AfterZones: Creating a Citywide System to Support and Sustain High-Quality After-School Programs” was commissioned by the Wallace Foundation of New York City.


Study of Reading Programs Finds Little Proof of Gains in Student Comprehension

“Effectiveness of Selected Supplemental Reading Comprehension Interventions: Findings from Two Student Cohorts” is from the U.S. Department of Education’s Institute of Education Sciences.


Hard Times Derail Expansion of State-Financed Preschool

“The State of Preschool 2009" is from the National Institute for Early Education Research at Rutgers University.

Social Skills of Latino and White Kindergartners Found to Be on Par

“The State of Preschool 2009" is published in the May issue of Developmental Psychology.

A version of this article appeared in the May 12, 2010 edition of Education Week