Links in Education Week: October 22, 2008

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This page provides links to reports and resources highlighted in this issue of Education Week. The headlines show the Education Week stories in which the references appear. The links below them will take you to resource materials on other Web sites.


Analysis of PISA Finds Private School Effect

"School Choice International"Requires Adobe Acrobat Reader is published by the Hoover Institution at Stanford University.

Teacher Hiring

"Trends in California Teacher Demand: A County and Regional Perspective" is by WestEd.

Reading Research

"Accelerated Reader Intervention Report"Requires Adobe Acrobat Reader is available from the What Works Clearinghouse.


After-School Programs

“Public Funding for Comprehensive After-School Programs, 1998-2008” is from The After-School Corporation.

Childhood Obesity

"Centre for Longitudinal Studies: Millennium Cohort Study" is published by the Centre for Longitudinal Studies.

Hispanics in College

"Advancing in Higher Education: A Portrait of Latino College Freshmen at Four-Year Institutions, 1975-2006" is from the Higher Education Research Institute at UCLA's Graduate School of Education and Information Studies

Producing Engineers

“Confronting the ‘New’ American Dilemma”is by the National Action Council for Minorities in Engineering Inc.


District on Texas Border Wins Broad Prize for Urban Education

A link to information about the winning district and the finalists for the Broad Prize for Urban Education can be found at


American Culture Seen to Thwart Girls' Math Development

"Cross-Cultural Analysis of Students With Exceptional Talent in Mathematical Problem-Solving"Requires Adobe Acrobat Reader is published in Notices of the American Mathematical Society.


Data Accessible, Training Limited

"Teachers Use of Student Data Systems to Improve Instruction, 2005 to 2007" is by the U.S. Department of Education.

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