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Links in Education Week: November 30, 2005

November 29, 2005 2 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.

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Study Indicates Changes in Global Standing for U.S.

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Key Data on Charter Achievement Missing as Policy Questions Mount

Education Entrepreneurs Seen as Facing Uphill Climb in U.S. Schools

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Report Blasts Teacher Hiring in City Districts

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Most States Raise Pre-K Spending

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Shifts in State Systems for Gauging AYP Seen as Impeding Analysis

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Report Roundup

  • Sleep and Academic Performance:
    “Sleep, Academic Performance, and Behavior in Children” was presented at the American Medical Association‘s 24th Annual Science Reporters Conference.
  • Test-Score Reporting:
    Access the full report, “CATS: An Inadequate NCLB Basis for School Improvement,” from the Bluegrass Institute.
  • Teacher Recruitment and Retention:
    “Eight Questions on Teacher Recruitment and Retention: What Does the Research Say?” is available from the Education Commission of the States.
  • School Performance:
    A summary of “Challenged Schools, Remarkable Results: Three Lessons from California’s Highest Achieving High Schools” is available from Springboard Schools.
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    Indians Top Foreigners Bound for U.S. Colleges