Links in Education Week: November 11, 2009

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“When Schools Close: Effects on Displaced Students in Chicago Public Schools” is from the University of Chicago’s Consortium of Chicago School Research

Report Urges Human-Capital Improvements

“Taking Human Capital Seriously: Talented Teachers in Every Classroom, Talented Principals in Every School” is from Strategic Management of Human Capital


Survey Finds ‘Gen Y’ Teachers Open to Merit Pay

“Supporting Teacher Talent: The View From Generation Y” is from Public Agenda and Learning Point Associates

High School Exit Exams

“State High School Exit Exams: Trends in Test Programs, Alternative Pathways, and Pass Rates” is from theCenter on Education Policy

Teacher Quality

“Education Policy White Paper” is from the National Academy of Education


9th Grade Bulge

“Still a Freshman: Examining the Prevalence and Characteristics of Ninth-Grade Retention Across Six States” is from the Everyone Graduates Center at Johns Hopkins University

Lead and Learning

“The Effects of Lead Exposure on School Outcomes Among Children Living and Attending Public Schools in Detroit” is from Detroit Public Schools and the Detroit Department of Health and Wellness Promotion


Schools Found Doing Better Job Flagging Pupils for Meals Help

“Direct Certification of the National School Lunch Program: State Implementation Progress” is from the USDA’s Food & Nutrition Service


Military Leaders Call Education, Health Woes a Threat

“Ready, Willing, and Unable to Serve” is from Mission: Readiness—Military Leaders For Kids


H.S. Teachers Said to Need Better Training

“Teaching for a New World” is from the Alliance for Excellent Education


Researchers Probe Performance Incentives for Teachers

Performance Incentives: Their Growing Impact on American K-12 Education is from the National Center on Performance Initiatives

A version of this article appeared in the November 11, 2009 edition of Education Week