Links in Education Week: May 4, 2005

May 03, 2005 1 min read

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.


Two Studies Track Achievement-Gap Trends


Report: Students With Disabilities Widely Given Less-Rigorous Tests

Technology Report Tracks Spending Shift

  • Teachnology Counts 2005 will be available online May 5 from Education Week.


Report Roundup

  • Charter Management:
    “Profiles of For-Profit Education Management Organizations 2004-2005,” is available from Arizona State University’s Education Policy Studies Laboratory.()
  • Abstinence Education:
    A summary of the study, “Can Abstinence Work: An Analysis of the Best Friends Program,” is available online from the Best Friends Foundation.
  • Monetary Motivation:
    “Stocks in the Future: Investing in Students” provides a program overview on its curriculum that teaches investment fundamentals to middle and high shool students.
  • Economic Literacy:
    “What American Teens and Adults Know About Economics,” is available for review online by the National Council on Economic Education. ()
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    Calif. Survey Finds Doubts Over Schools