Links in Education Week: February 4, 2009

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Book Probes Scoring Gaps Tied to Race

The book Steady Gains and Stalled Progress, is published by the Russell Sage Foundation.


Recess and Behavior

“School Recess and Group Classroom Behavior” is published in the journal Pediatrics.

Teacher Retention

“2008 State Teacher Policy Yearbook: What States Can Do to Retain Effective New Teachers” is from the National Council on Teacher Quality.

Study Tallies Costs of Out-of-School Programs

"Study Tallies Costs of Out-of-School Programs" and the "Cost Calculator" are from the Wallace Foundation.


New Technology

“Six Trends to Watch in Higher Education”Requires Adobe Acrobat Reader is from the New Media Consortium and EDUCAUSE.

Teacher Effectiveness

“From Qualifications to Results: Promoting Teacher Effectiveness Through Federal Policy” is from the Center for American Progress.

Florida Scholarships

“The Impact of the Florida Bright Futures Scholarship Program on College Preparation and Access for Low-Income and Minority Students”Requires Adobe Acrobat Reader is by ENLACE Florida.


Reports Call on Schools to Guide Students Into College

“Improving Academic Preparation for College: What We Know and How State and Federal Policy Can Help,” and “Barriers to College Attainment: Lessons From Chicago,” are from the Center for American Progress.

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