Links in Education Week: Sept. 12, 2007

September 11, 2007 1 min read


Report Roundup

Preschoolers With ADHD:
“School-Based Interventions for Students With ADHD” can be accessed by members of the National Association of School Psychologists.

Teacher Performance Pay:
“Teacher Performance Pay: A Review” is published by National Center on Performance Incentives.

ADHD Prevalence and Treatment:
“Prevalence, Recognition, and Treatment of Attention-Deficit/Hyperactivity Disorder in a National Sample of US Children” can be found at the Archives of Pediatrics & Adolescent Medicine.

Shortcomings Noted for State Exit Exams:
“State High School Exit Exams: Working to Raise Test Scores” is posted by the Center on Education Policy.

Adolescent Suicide:
• A summary of “Early Evidence on the Effects of Regulators’ Suicidality Warnings on SSRI Prescriptions and Suicide in Children and Adolescents” can be found at The American Journal of Psychiatry.

Bipolar Disorder in Children, Youths:
“National Trends in the Outpatient Diagnosis and Treatment of Bipolar Disorder in Youth” is available at the Archives of General Psychiatry.


Role of Privacy Laws Scrutinized in Report on Va. Tech Tragedy
“Mass Shootings at Virginia Tech” was published by the Virginia Tech Review Panel.


2nd SAT Dip in Row Stirs Debate on 2005 Revision
• Read a sample template of the National Association of Independent Colleges and Universities’ University and College Accountability Network and a sample Voluntary System of Accountability template under consideration by the American Association of State Colleges and Universities and the National Association of State Universities and Land-Grant Colleges.


U.S. Proposes to Trim School Medicaid Funding
“Medicaid Program; Elimination of Reimbursement under Medicaid for School Administration Expenditures and Costs Related to Transportation of School-Age Children between Home and School” is published by the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services.


Draft Retains Quality Rules for Teachers
• The Miller-McKeon discussion draft for Title II and the Miller-McKeon discussion draft for Title III are available from the Committee on Education and Labor.