Links in Education Week: February 14, 2007

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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.


Bush Budget Would Boost NCLB Efforts

Read a summary of the Education Department's budget summary.


Economists Tout Value of Reducing Dropouts

"The Costs and Benefits of an Excellent Education for All of America's Children" is posted by the Center for Benefit-Cost Studies of Education at Teachers College, Columbia University. Requires Adobe Acrobat Reader

Data-Wise School Systems Seen as Sharing Key Traits

"Achieving With Data" is available from the NewSchools Venture Fund. Requires Adobe Acrobat Reader


Gender Gap in GPAs Seen as Linked to Self-Discipline

"Self-Discipline Gives Girls the Edge: Gender in Self-Discipline, Grades, and Achievement Test Scores" is posted by the University of Pennsylvania's School of Arts and Sciences. Requires Adobe Acrobat Reader


Report Roundup

Mayoral Control Seen as Effective:
"Looking for Leadership" is posted by the Show-Me Institute. Requires Adobe Acrobat Reader

Teacher Turnover:
"Teacher Attrition and Mobility: Results From the 2004-05 Teacher Follow-up Survey" is available from the National Center for Education Statistics.

School Finance:
• A summary of the preliminary report is posted by the Maryland State Department of Education.

Teacher Compensation:
"Teacher Compensation in Charter and Private Schools" is posted by the Center for American Progress.

College Readiness:
"High School to College and Careers: Aligning State Policies 2007" is available from the Southern Regional Education Board.

Black Youths' Education:
• Read a summary of "Black Youth Project: The Attitudes and Behavior of Young Black Americans." Requires Adobe Acrobat Reader

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