Links in Education Week: September 17, 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.


Lack of Proof Seen on Reading Text

The report on Houghton Mifflin Reading is available from the What Works Clearinghouse.

Preparation for College

“Course Taking Patterns and Preparation for Postsecondary Education in California’s Public University Systems among Minority Youth” is provided by WestEd.

International Data

“Education at a Glance 2008: OECD Indicators” is sponsored by the Organisation for Economic Cooperation and Development.


Teenage Aggression

“Direct and Indirect Aggression During Childhood and Adolescence: A Meta-Analytic Review of Gender Differences, Intercorrelations, and Relations to Maladjustment” is funded by the National Institutes of Health.

Preschool Effects

“Preschool Education and Its Lasting Effects: Research and Policy Implications” is by the Education and the Public Interest Center at the University of Colorado at Boulder and the Education Policy Research Unit at Arizona State University in Tempe.

Arts Education

“Cultivating Demand for the Arts Arts Learning, Arts Engagement, and State Arts Policy” is by RAND Corp. and the Wallace Foundation.

Universal Preschool

“Massachusetts Universal Pre-Kindergarten Pilot Program: FY08 Evaluation” was released by the Massachusetts Department of Early Education and Care.


New Skills Seen Essential for Global Competition

“21st Century Skills, Education & Competitiveness” is published by the Partnership for 21st Century Skills.


Boston, Chicago Teacher ‘Residencies’ Gaining Notice

“Creating and Sustaining Urban Teacher Residencies: A New Way to Recruit, Prepare, and Retain Effective Teachers in High-Needs Districts” is published by The Aspen Institute and the Center for Teaching Quality.

“Urban Teacher Residency Models and Institutes of Higher Education” is published by the Center for Teaching Quality and the National Council for Accreditation of Teacher Education.