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.
‘Talent Development Model’ Seen as Having Impact
- “Making Progress Towards Graduation: Evidence from the Talent Development High School Model,” is available from MDRC.
Teens Released From Foster Care Too Early, Report Says
- The full report, “Midwest Evaluation of the Adult Functioning of Former Foster Youth: Outcomes at Age 19,” requires free registration and is made available by the Chapin Hall Center for Children.
Authors Urge Left-Leaning Advocates to Back Chartering
- The Emancipatory Promise of Charter Schools: Toward a Progressive Politics of School Choice is available for order from SUNY Press.
- Leadership Training Seen to Fall Short:
The reports “Learning to Lead: What Gets Taught in Principal Preparation Programs,” and “Textbook Leadership? An Analysis of Leading Books Used in Principal Preparation,” are posted by the Program on Education Policy and Governance at Harvard University.
“The State of School Safety in American Schools,” is available from Seraph.net.
“Listening to Teachers of English Language Learners,” is a report on teachers of ELL students provided by The Center for the Future of Teaching and Learning.
“Follow-Up Testing Among Children With Elevated Screening Blood Lead Levels,” is a publication released by The Journal of the American Medical Association.
“Adequacy, Equity, and Capital Spending in Michigan Schools: The Unfinished Business of Proposal A,” is a report released by The Education Policy Center at Michigan State University. (Requires Powerpoint)
Report: Rural Pupils More Likely to Be in Special Education
- “Preliminary Rural Analysis of the Early Childhood Longitudinal Study-Kindergarten Cohort,” is a study released by the National Center for Rural Early Childhood Learning Initiatives at Mississippi State University.