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Links in Education Week: May 13, 2009

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Partnership’s First Product Aimed at Middle School Vocabulary

“Word Generation” is from the Strategic Education Research Partnership

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Poll Adds ‘Youth Voice’ on Schools

“Gallup Student Poll National Report” is from America’s Promise Alliance

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Adolescent Reading

“A Critical Mission: Making Adolescent Reading an Immediate Priority in SREB States” is from the Southern Regional Education Board

Educational Technology

“Web 2.0 in Schools: Policy & Leadership” is from the Consortium for School Networking

Dropout Rates

“High School Discharges Revisited: Trends in New York City’s Discharge Rates, 2000-2007" is from the Public Advocate of the City of New York

Teacher Retention

“An Evaluation of the Teacher Advancement Program (TAP) in Chicago: Year One Impact Report” is from Mathematica Policy Research Inc.

Comparing School Success

“State of the World’s Mothers” is from Save the Children

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AP Teachers Divided Over Push to Open Classes to All

“Growing Pains in the Advanced Placement Program: Do Tough Tradeoffs Lie Ahead?” is from the Thomas B. Fordham Institute

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H.S. Reformers Seize on NAEP Scores to Help Make Case

“The Nation’s Report Card: Long-Term Trend 2008" is from the National Assessment of Educational Progress

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Supplementary Reading Programs Found Ineffective

“Effectiveness of Selected Supplemental Reading Comprehension Interventions: Impacts on a First Cohort of Fifth-Grade Students” is from the Institute of Education Sciences

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Reimbursement for Private Placement Again Topic of Supreme Court Scrutiny

“Oral Arguments” is from the U.S. Supreme Court

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