Links in Education Week: January 28, 2009

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Web-Based Classes Booming in Schools

"K-12 Online Learning" is from the Sloan Consortium.

Achievement Gaps

"The 'Obama Effect': How a Salient Role Model Reduces Race-Based Performance Differences" is from Vanderbilt University.

Graduation Rates

"Chasing the High School Graduation Rate: Getting the Data We Need and Using It Right" is from the Educational Testing Service.

High Schools

"Delivering Success to Ohio's High Schools" is from KnowledgeWorks.


Informal Experiences Can Go a Long Way in Teaching Science

"Learning Science in Informal Environments: People, Places, and Pursuits" is by the National Research Council


Tracing the Paths To Social Mobility

"Pathways to Boosting the Earnings of Low-Income Students by Increasing Their Educational Attainment,"Requires Adobe Acrobat Reader was prepared for the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation by The Hudson Institute and CNA.

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