Links in Education Week: Nov. 28, 2007

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Report Roundup

ADHD Linked to Delay in Brain Development:
"Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder Is Characterized by a Delay in Cortical Maturation" appeared in an online edition of the Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences.

Trends in U.S. Reading:
"To Read or Not to Read: A Question of National Consequence" was produced by the National Endowment for the Arts.

Behavior and Academics:
"School Readiness and Later Achievement"Requires Adobe Acrobat Reader was published in the November issue of Developmental Psychology.

Data-Driven Decisionmaking:
• Read the results of the Data Quality Campaign's survey.

Substance Abuse:
"The National Survey of American Attitudes on Substance Abuse XII: Teens and Parents"Requires Adobe Acrobat Reader is available from the National Center on Addiction and Substance Abuse at Columbia University.

‘Gaming’ the NCLB System:
"The Pangloss Index: How States Game the No Child Left Behind Acts"Requires Adobe Acrobat Reader was written by Education Sector's Kevin Carey.

K-12 Online Education:
"Keeping Pace With K-12 Online Learning: A Review of State-Level Policy and Practice" is posted by the North American Council for Online Learning.


Teacher Pension Plans’ Structure Criticized:
"Peaks, Cliffs, and Valleys" appeared in the Winter 2008 issue of Education Next.


Students in Urban Districts Inching Forward on NAEP:
• Read the "2007 Trial Urban District Assessment" results in reading and mathematics.


College Board ‘Compact’ Targets Low-Income Students:
"The CollegeKeys Compact, Getting In, and Getting Through College: Expanding Options for Low-Income Students" is available from the College Board.


Study Finds Need for Sharp School Spending Hike in Pa.:
"Costing Out the Resources Needed to Meet Pennsylvania's Public Education Goals" is posted by the Pennsylvania Department of Education.

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