Links in Education Week: Jan. 12, 2005
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.
- How Students Learn: History, Mathematics, and Science in the Classroom" is available online or can be purchased from the National Academies Press.
- British Study Tracks Effect of Class Size:
A summary of "The Effects of Class Size on Attainment and Classroom Processes in English Primary Schools (Years 4 to 6) 2000-2003" is available online from the UK Department of Education and Skills. ()
- Early Obesity:
"Heart Disease and Stroke Statistics: 2005 Update" is available online from the American Heart Association. ()
- Child-Welfare Spending:
"The Cost of Protecting Vulnerable Children IV: How Child Welfare Funding Fared During the Recession" is available online from the Urban Institute. ()
- Student Achievement:
"Stalled in Secondary: A Look at Student Achievement Since the No Child Left Behind Act" is available online from The Education Trust. ()
Teaching & Learning Update
- Fordham Cites Improvements in Standards:
The reports, "The State of State Standards 2005," are available online from the Thomas B. Fordham Foundation.
- Lessons Being Readied to Explore Earth and Mars:
Learn more about the JASON expedition, Mysteries of Earth and Mars.
- PBS Series on Slavery Offers Links for Teachers:
Get more information about "Slavery in America" from New York Life and PBS.
- "Toward a New Golden Age in American Education: How the Internet, the Law and Today's Students Are Revolutionizing Expectations" is available online from the U.S. Department of Education.
- Find out more about The School Uniform Movement and What It Tells Us about American Education, published by Scarecrow Press.