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.
• “High Stakes But Low Validity? A Case Study of Standardized Test and Admissions Into New York City Specialized High Schools” is by the Education Policy Research Unit at Arizona State University in Tempe and the Education and the Public Interest Center at the University of Colorado at Boulder.
• “Strengthening Schools by Strengthening Families: Community Strategies to Reverse Chronic Absenteeism in the Early Grades and Improve Supports for Children and Families” is by the New School’s Center for New York City Affairs.
• “Dear Colleague Letter: Report Cards and Transcripts for Students with Disabilities” can be found on the U.S. Department of Education’s Web site.
• “Counting on the Future: International Benchmarks in Mathematics for American School Districts” can be found on the American Institutes for Research Web site.