Education

Links in Education Week: November 29, 2006

November 27, 2006 1 min read

‘Green Schools’ Yielding Benefits

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Urban Students Fold Under Basic Science

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‘Google for Educators’ Unveils Interactive Tools for Schools

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Abstinence Programs Lack Factual Reviews, GAO Study Concludes

Flagship Colleges’ Aid Priorities Knocked

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Report Roundup

  • High School Improvement:
    “Emerging Evidence on Improving High School Student Achievement and Graduation Rates: The Effects of Four Popular Improvement Programs” is available from the National High School Center.
  • Education-Income Link:
    “2005 American Community Survey, Selected Population Profiles: Data Highlights” is posted by the U.S. Census Bureau.
  • Fathers’ Language Skills:
    Read an abstract of “Mother and Father Language Input to Young Children: Contributions to Later Language Development,” posted by Science Direct.
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    N.J. Panel Eyes Changes in School Funding

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    Some Calif. Achievement Gaps Are Widening, Study Finds