Links in Education Week: March 30, 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.
- The North Carolina Survey, "Teacher Working Conditions Are Student Learning Conditions," and "Listening to the Experts," the South Carolina survey are available online from The Southeast Center For Teaching Quality. ()
- "Confronting the Graduation Rate Crisis in California" is available online from the Civil Rights Project at Harvard University.
- "After the Promise: The STD Consequences of Adolescent Virginity Pledges", is available online from the Journal of Adolescent Health.
- The report, "All Together Now: State Experiences in Using Community-Based Child Care to Provide Pre-Kindergarten," is available from the Center for Law and Social Policy. ()
- Dropouts Identifiable By 6th Grade Factors:
A summary of the report, "Keeping Middle Grades Students on Track to Graduation" is available online from The Philadelphia Education Fund. (Requires Powerpoint)
- Autism Probe:
An abstract from the report, "Environmental Mercury Release, Special Education Rates, and Autism Disorder: An Ecological Study of Texas" can be found online from Health & Place Journal.
- Professional Development:
"Inside the Black Box: School District Spending on Professional Development in Education" is available online from The Finance Project. ()
- Sound Memory:
"The Relation Between Brain Activity During Memory Tasks and Years of Education in Young and Older Adults" can be found online from the American Psychological Association. ()
- High-Stakes Testing:
"The Inevitable Corruption of Educators and Indicators Through High-Stakes Testing" is available from the Education Policy Studies Laboratory at Arizona State University. ()
- An "Evaluation of The Delaware Charter School Reform" can be found on the Delaware State Board of Education home page. ()
- "Additional Clarification of Intercollegiate Athletics Policy: Three-Part Test -- Part Three" is available online from the Department of Education's Office of Civil Rights.