Published Online: November 6, 2007
Links in Education Week: Nov. 7, 2007
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South’s Schools Pass Milestone on Poverty:
• "A New Majority: Low-Income Students in the South’s Public Schools" is published by the Southern Education Foundation.
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Infections Put Administrators to the Test:
• More detailed information about preventing staph infections is available from the Mayo Clinic, the National Athletic Trainers’ Association, the National Federation of State High School Associations, and the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.
U.S. Math, Science Skills Exceed Broad:
• "Into the Eye of the Storm: Assessing the Evidence on Science and Engineering Education, Quality, and Workforce Demand" is published by the Urban Institute.
• "The Family: America's Smallest School" is posted by the Educational Testing Service.
• "Preschool: First Findings From the Preschool Follow-up of the Early Childhood Longitudinal Study, Birth Cohort" is published by the National Center for Education Statistics.
Children and Immigration:
• "Paying the Price: The Impact of Immigration Raids on America’s Children" is published by the National Council of La Raza.
Pre-K in Southern States:
• "Ready to Start: Ensuring High-Quality Prekindergarten in SREB States" is available from Southern Regional Education Board.
• "America’s Challenge: Effective Teachers for At-Risk Schools and Students" is posted by the National Comprehensive Center for Teacher Quality.
• "Impact of For-Profit and Non-Profit Management on Student Achievement: The Philadelphia Experiment" is available from Harvard University's Kennedy School of Government.
Teachers Seen as Making Difference in World's Top Schools:
• "How the World's Best-Performing School Systems Come Out on Top" was produced by McKinsey & Co.
School Athletics on the Front Line in MRSA Prevention:
Read the National Federation of State High School Associations' guidelines for proper hygiene for athletic programs.
Spellings Offers Guidance to Help Clarify Privacy Law:
Read the Education Department's FERPA guidance and the FBI's study on crime in schools and colleges.
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