Links in Education Week: Sept. 5, 2007

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Report Roundup

Teachers Underestimate Short Boys' Intelligence:
• Information on "Exploring Teacher Perceptions of Small Boys in Kindergarten" is available from Heldref Publications.

Racial and Ethnic Isolation:
"The Changing Racial and Ethnic Composition of U.S. Public Schools" is available from the Pew Hispanic CenterRequires Adobe Acrobat Reader.

College Persistence:
"Beyond Access: How the First Semester Matters for Community College Students’ Aspirations and Persistence" is published by the Policy Analysis for California EducationRequires Adobe Acrobat Reader.


Report Roundup

Expanded School Day:
"Choosing More Time for Students" is published by the Center for American Progress.

Gender Expression:
"2007 Genius Index" is posted by the Gender Public Advocacy CoalitionRequires Adobe Acrobat Reader.

School Supplies:
"The 2006-2007 Teacher Buying Behavior Report" can be found at Quality Education Data.


2nd SAT Dip in Row Stirs Debate on 2005 Revision
• The 2007 SAT-score reports are provided by the College Board.


Holes Found in U.S. Rules on Teachers
"Teacher Quality Under NCLB: Interim Report" is available from the American Institutes of Research.


Draft NCLB Bill Intensifies the Discussion
• The text of the Miller-McKeon NCLB reauthorization draft as well as a summary are available from the House Committee on Education and LaborRequires Adobe Acrobat Reader.

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