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Links in Education Week: May 17, 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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Calif. District Gains From World-Religions Class

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CDC Surveys Confirm That Autism Is a ‘Major Public-Health Concern’

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Report Roundup

  • College Readiness:
    “What We Must Do to Create a System That Prepares Students for College Success” is available from WestEd.
  • Community Schools:
    “Growing Community Schools: The Role of Cross-Boundary Leadership” is posted by the Coalition for Community Schools.
  • College and Careers:
    “Strengthening Transitions by Encouraging Career Pathways: A Look at State Policies and Practices” is available from the Community College Research Center.
  • Physical Education:
    “2006 Shape of the Nation Report” is posted by the American Alliance for Health, Physical Education, Recreation and Dance.
  • Title I Accountability:
    “Title I Accountability and School Improvement From 2001 to 2004" is posted by SRI International.
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