Links in Education Week: February 16, 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.
- "Shortchanging Poor and Minority Schools: California's Hidden Teacher Spending Gap" is available online from The Education TrustWest.
- "Qualified Teachers for At-Risk Schools: A National Imperative" is available online from Education Commission of the States. ()
- More information on the Stanford Mathematics Teaching and Learning Study is available online from Stanford University.
- A link to the GAG test is available from Cottonwood Press.
- *Check on Monday "Texas Roundup: Charter Schooling in the Lone Star State" is available online from the Progressive Policy Institute.
Teaching & Learning Update
- Teacher Training in Math Leads to Higher Scores:
Read more about the study, "Teacher Leaders for Mathematics Success."
- Reading Teachers See Few Changes under NCLB Law:
Read the results of the International Reading Association survey.
- Sex Education Study Compares Curricula:
"Comprehensive Sex Education vs. Authentic Abstinence: A Study of Competing Curricula" is available online from The Heritage Foundation.
- Preschoolers' Health:
An abstract of "Overweight Among Low-Income Preschool Children Associated With the Consumption of Sweet Drinks: Missouri, 1999–2002" is available online from Pediatrics.
- Chicago Dropouts:
"Graduation and Dropout Trends in Chicago: A look at cohorts of students from 1991 to 2004" is available online from the Consortium on Chicago School Research.
- District Competition:
"Does Competition Among Public Schools Benefit Students and Taxpayers? A Comment on Hoxby" is available online from Education Research Section at Princeton University. ()
- English Language Learners:
"Evolution of Federal Policy and Implications of No Child Left Behind For Language Minority Students" is available online from the Education Policy Studies Laboratory. ()