Links in Education Week: September 3, 2008

September 02, 2008 1 min read

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.


Homework: How Much Is Enough?

“Impact of Homework on Student Achievement” is published in the Econometrics Journal.

Adolescent Literacy

“Improving Adolescent Literacy: Effective Classroom and Intervention Practices” is provided by the What Works Clearinghouse.

Hispanic Demographics

“One-in-Five and Growing Fast: A Profile of Hispanic Public School Students” is sponsored by the Pew Hispanic Center.

Out-of-School Science

“Toward a Systematic Evidence Base for Science in Out-of-School Time: The Role of Assessment” is sponsored by the Program in Education, Afterschool, & Resiliency of Harvard University and McLean Hospital.

Out-of-Field Teaching

“Assignment Monitoring in California of Certificated Employees by County Offices of Education, 2003-2007" is provided by the Callifornia Commission on Teacher Credentialing.

Open Textbooks

“Course Correction: How Digital Textbooks Are Off Track and How to Set Them Straight” is provided by the Student PIRGs.

Public Opinion and Charters

“America’s Attitudes Toward Charter Schools” is provided by the Center for Education Reform.


Texas Waiting Lists Tied to Cap Issue

“Calculating the Demand for Charter Schools” is available from the Texas Public Policy Foundation.


Tech. Advances Prompt Proposed Changes to E-Rate Rules

“Notice of Proposed Rulemaking” is provided by the Federal Communications Commission.