Links in Education Week: September 16, 2009

September 15, 2009 1 min read


Schooling Pays Off, OECD Says

“Education at a Glance” is from the Organization for Economic Co-operation and Development

Charter Schools

“The State of Charter School Authorizing 2008: A Report on NACSA’s Authorizer Survey” is from the National Association of Charter School Authorizers

Teenage Drinking

“National Survey of American Attitudes on Substance Abuse” is from the National Center on Addiction and Substance Abuse

Measuring Teacher Performance

“Review of Teaching Performance Assessments for Use in Human Capital Management” is from the Consortium for Policy Research in Education

School Choice

“Matchmaking: Enabling Mandatory Public School Choice in New York and Boston” is from the Education Sector

No Child Left Behind Act

“Mining the Opportunities in ‘Differentiated Accountability': Lessons From the No Child Left Behind Pilots in Four States” is from the Center for Education Policy


Film, Materials Aim to Spotlight Research on School Leaders

A link to the Wallace Foundation’s “The Principal Story” page can be found here


Panel Wants Engineering Integrated Into Curriculum

“Engineering in K-12 Education” is from the National Academy of Engineering and the National Research Council


Effective Teachers Found to Improve Peers’ Performance

“Teaching Students and Teaching Each Other: The Importance of Peer Learning for Teachers” is from the American Economic Journal: Applied Economics


Researchers Try to Promote Students’ Ability to Argue

“Arguing on the Computer: A Microgenetic Study of Developing Argument Skills in a Computer-Supported Environment” is from Teachers College, Columbia University

“Disinfluencies in Comprehending Arumentative Texts” is from Northern Illinois University

A version of this article appeared in the September 02, 2009 edition of Education Week