Links in Education Week: October 7, 2009

October 13, 2009 1 min read


New Tack on Math Promoted

The latest guidelines released by the National Council of Teachers of Math can be found here


Study Finds Mixed Success for ‘Enhanced’ After-School Lessons

“The Evaluation of Enhanced Academic Instruction in After-School Programs: Final Report” is from the U.S. Department of Education

Early Child Care

“Does Higher Quality Early Child Care Promote Low-Income Children’s Math and Reading Achievement in Middle Childhood?” is from the Society for Research in Child Development

Segregation and Student Achievement

“Why Boundaries Matter: A Study of Five Separate and Unequal Long Island School Districts” is from the Teachers College, Columbia University

Early Childhood Education

“Recognition & Response” is from the FPG Child Development Institute

School Bullying

“The Experience of Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual and Transgender Middle School Students” is from the Gay, Lesbian and Straight Education Network


Achievement Gaps Continue to Narrow, Report Says

“Are Achievement Gaps Closing and Is Achievement Rising for All?” is from the Center on Education Policy


Consortium’s Algebra Test Again Yields Poor Results

The “ADP End-of-Course Exams: 2009 Annual Report” can be found here


GAO Calls Four States ‘High Risk’ on Stimulus

“Funds Continue to Provide Fiscal Relief to States and Localities, While Accountability and Reporting Challenges Need to Be Fully Addressed” can be found here

A version of this article appeared in the September 23, 2009 edition of Education Week