Links in Education Week: May 16, 2007

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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.


In Whole-School Reform, Staying True to Model Matters

View the papers on comprehensive-school reform, posted by the Journal of Education for Students Placed at Risk.


Report Roundup

Data Use Improves ELL Achievement:
“Similar English Learner Students, Different Results: Why Do Some Schools Do Better?” is available from EdSource.

Television Time:
“Television and DVD/Video Viewing in Children Younger Than 2 Years” and “Extensive Television Viewing and the Development of Attention and Learning Difficulties During Adolescence” can be purchased from the Archives of Pediatrics & Adolescent Medicine.

Pre-K Programs:
“Pre-Kindergarten in the South” is posted by the Southern Education Foundation.

Financial Literacy:
• “National K-12 Financial Literacy Qualitative and Quantitative Research” is scheduled to be posted by the Networks Financial Institute at Indiana University. Read a summary of the report.

Child Abuse:
• Read an abstract of “Effect of Deployment on the Occurrence of Child Maltreatment in Military and Nonmilitary Families” from the American Journal of Epidemiology.


Few Federal Math and Science Programs Deemed Effective

Read the executive summary and full text of the report, posted by the U.S. Department of Education.