Links in Education Week: Oct. 20, 2004

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This page provides links to reports and resources highlighted in the Oct. 20, 2004, issue of Education Week. The grey headlines show the Education Week stories in which the references appear. The links in blue will take you to resource materials on other Web sites.


Students Ill-Prepared for College, ACT Warns


Election Education Efforts Let Students Practice Voting


National Panel’s Research Blueprint Draws Good Reviews

Reading Researchers Outline Elements Needed to Achieve Adolescent Literacy


Report Roundup

  • Early Childhood: “Developmental Education: The Value of High Quality Preschool Investments as Economic Tools,” and “A New Framework for Assessing the Benefits of Early Education,” are available from the Committee for Economic Development. (Require Adobe’s Acrobat Reader.)
  • Technology Spending: “2004-2005 Technology Purchasing Forecast, 10th Edition,” is available for purchase from Quality Education Data. See also the report’s “Table of Contents.” (Requires Adobe’s Acrobat Reader.)
  • Textbook Adoption: “The Mad, Mad World of Textbook Adoption” is available from the Thomas B. Fordham Foundation. (Requires Adobe’s Acrobat Reader.)
  • Financial Aid: “Missed Opportunities: Students Who Do Not Apply for Financial Aid” is available from the American Council on Education. (Requires Adobe’s Acrobat Reader.)
  • PAGE 15

    Report: States See Test-Score Gains

    PAGE 20

    Medicaid Threatens K-12 Share of State Budgets


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