Links in Education Week: January 7, 2009

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Scientists Track Poverty's Links to Cognition

"Socioeconomic Disparities Affect Prefrontal Function in Children" will be in the Journal of Cognitive Neuroscience.

Algebra Teaching

"California's Teaching Force 2008: Key Issues and Trends"Requires Adobe Acrobat Reader is from the Center for the Future of Teaching and Learning

Computers and Learning

"Scaling the Digital Divide: Home Computer Technology and Student Achievement"Requires Adobe Acrobat Reader was written by researchers at Duke University.


Preparation for College

"The Forgotten Middle: Ensuring That All Students Are on Target for College and Career Readiness Before High School" is by ACT Inc.

Abstinence Education

"Patient Teenagers? A Comparison of the Sexual Behavior of Virginity Pledgers and Matched Nonpledgers" is featured in Pediatrics.

Beginning Reading

Reports on "Houghton Mifflin: Invitations to Literacy" and "Intervention: Lindamood Phonemic Sequencing (LiPS)" are provided by the What Works Clearinghouse.


Pressure for International Benchmarks Builds

"Benchmarking for Success" is from Acheive, Inc., and the TIMSS report is from the National Center for Education Statistics.

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