Links in Education Week: April 16, 2008

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Black-White Gap Widens Faster for High Achievers
• Read two new reports on the achievement gap, "Differential Growth in the Black-White Achievement Gap During Elementary School Among Initially High- and Low-Scoring Students,"Requires Adobe Acrobat Reader and "Understanding Trends in the Black-White Achievement Gap: The Importance of Decomposition Methodology,"Requires Adobe Acrobat Reader presented at a recent meeting of the American Educational Research Association.


Lack of School Leadership Seen as a Global Problem
• Read the executive summary on the lack of school leadership published by Organisation for Economic Co-Operation and Development.


Community Organizing Portrayed as Plus for City Schools
• Read "Organized Communities, Stronger Schools,"Requires Adobe Acrobat Reader published by the Annenberg Institute for School Reform.


Papal Visit Spurs Plea for ‘Saving’ Catholic Schools
• Read "Who will Save America's Urban Catholic Schools?"Requires Adobe Acrobat Reader published by the Thomas B. Fordham Institute.


Ed. Dept. Chided on Graduation Oversight
• Read the report on graduation-rate dataRequires Adobe Acrobat Reader published by the U.S. Education Department's Office of the Inspector General.

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