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Links in Education Week: October 26, 2005

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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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NAEP Gains Are Elusive in Key Areas

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Report: College Tuition Pinches Poor Families

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‘Value-Added’ Models for Gauging Gains Called Promising

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D.C. Voucher Program Gets Mixed Reviews From Families

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Report Roundup

  • Supplemental Services:
    “Case Studies of Supplemental Services Under the No Child Left Behind Act: Findings From 2003-04" is posted by the U.S. Department of Education.
  • Texas Charters:
    “Texas Charter Schools: An Assessment In 2005” is posted by the Texas Public Policy Foundation.
  • Child Tax Credit:
    “Who Gets the Child Tax Credit?” is available from the Tax Policy Center.
  • Sexual Behavior:
    More information about “Changes in Young People’s Sexual Behavior and Attitudes, 1943-1999: A Cross-Temporal Meta-Analysis” is available from the American Psychological Association.
  • Time and Schools:
    The 2005 edition of “Prisoners of Time” is posted by the Education Commission of the States.
  • PAGE 20

    Shift Urged in Research on Educating Blacks

    PAGE 32

    States Urged to Focus on Adolescent Literacy

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