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Report Roundup

UNESCO Report Calls for Ed. Tech. Training:
• Read UNESCO’s "ICT Competency Standards for Teachers."

Digital Youths:
"D is for Digital" Requires Adobe Acrobat Reader is posted by the Joan Ganz Cooney Center.

Evaluating After-School Programs:
"Outcome Evaluation: a Guide for Out-of-School Time Practitioners" Requires Adobe Acrobat Reader was published by Child Trends.


Guidance Given on Young and Disruptive:
"Implementing Policies to Reduce the Likelihood of Preschool Expulsion" was conducted by the Foundation for Child Development.


Need for Proposed U.S. Public Service Academy Debated:
• Read the proposalRequires Adobe Acrobat Reader for a U.S. public service academy.


Assessment to Rate Principal Leadership to Be Field-Tested:
• The VAL-ED assessment was published by the Vanderbilt Assessment of Leadership in Education.


Evidence for Moving to K-8 Model Not Airtight:
• Read "Comparing Achievement Between K–8 and Middle Schools: A Large‐Scale Empirical Study" and "The Negative Impacts of Starting Middle School in Sixth Grade."


New Funding Formula in N.J. Faces Hurdles:
• Read Gov. Jon Corzine's State of the State address.

California Governor Scales Back Schools Agenda:
• Read Gov. Arnold Schwarzenegger's State of the State address.

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