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Links in Education Week: October 25, 2006

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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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Need Cited for Secondary-Level Writing Instruction

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At Age 10, Booming D.C. Charters Feel ‘Growing Pains’

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Rags to Riches in U.S. Largely a Myth, Scholars Write

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Teacher-Pay Alternatives May Be Found in Other Nations

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Work Skills of Graduates Seen Lacking

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Video Games Can Improve Learning, Scientists’ Report Says

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Report Roundup

  • Math and Science:
    “Improving Mathematics and Science Education” is posted by the RAND Corp.
  • Minority Graduation Rates:
    “Demography as Destiny: How America Can Build a Better Future” is available from the Alliance for Excellent Education.
  • Migrant Education:
    To request an electronic copy of the report, “Binational Migrant Education Program Annual Report, 2005-2006,” send an e-mail to ab26@txstate.edu.
  • ADHD Research:
    Read an abstract of “Exposures to Environmental Toxicants and Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder in U.S. Children” from the Environmental Health Perspectives.
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    Coalition Calls for Overhaul of Del. Education System

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    State Chiefs Offer Views on NCLB Renewal

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