Links in Education Week: February 11, 2009

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Urban Districts Compare Notes on Operation

"Managing for Results in America’s Great City Schools"Requires Adobe Acrobat Reader is from the Council of the Great City Schools.


Studies Suggest School Cafeterias Still Need to Trim the Fat

“The Third School Nutrition Dietary Assessment Study” is from the Journal of the American Dietetic Association.

Science Skills in China and the U.S.

“Learning and Scientific Reasoning” is in the journal Science.

Grading Disparities in Georgia

“End-of-Course Test Grading Alignment Study”Requires Adobe Acrobat Reader is from the Georgia Governor's Office of Student Achievement.

High School Dropouts

“Course Credit Accrual and Dropping Out of High School, by Student Characteristics” is from the Institute of Education Sciences.

Lead and Children

“Elevated Blood Lead in Young Children Due to Lead-Contaminated Drinking Water: Washington, DC 2001-2004” will be published in the journal Environmental Science and Technology.

Student Government

“Inside Student Government: The Variable Quality of High School Student Councils” is from the journal Teachers College Record.


Staff Development for Teachers Deemed Fragmented

“Professional Learning in the Learning Profession”Requires Adobe Acrobat Reader is from the National Staff Development Council.


More Low-Income Pupils Taking AP Courses, Board Says

“AP Report to the Nation” is from the College Board.


Insurance Access Linked to Scores

"The Impact of Children’s Public Health Insurance Expansions on Educational Outcomes" Requires Adobe Acrobat Reader is from the National Bureau of Economic Research.

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