Links in Education Week: October 8, 2008

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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.


Study Sees Chance to Reverse Enrollment Losses in Nation’s Capitol

“Quality Schools, Healthy Neighborhoods, and the Future of D.C.” is by the Brookings Institution, the Urban Institute, and the 21st Century School Fund.

Advanced Placement

“Racial Differences in the Impact of Participating in Advanced Placement Programs on Educational and Labor-Market Outcomes” will be published in the journal Educational Foundations.

Use of Calculators

“When Generating Answers Benefits Arithmetic Skill: The Importance of Prior Knowledge” is published in the Journal of Experimental Child Psychology.

Information Technology

“Digital Quality of Life” is by Information Technology and Innovation Foundation.

Military Child Care

“Options for Improving the Military Child-Care System” is by the RAND Corp.

Education in California

“Conditions of California Education 2008" is by the Policy Analysis for California Education (PACE).


Preschool Program Focused on Executive-Function Skills Provokes Scholarly Debate

Evaluations of Tools of the Minds include studies published in Early Childhood Research Quarterly, the What Works Clearinghouse , and in Science.


N.J.'s Top Court Wrestles Anew with Funding Issue

A Webcast of the recent New Jersey Supreme Court arguments in Abbott v. Burke can be found at Windows Media Player is required to play the file.


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