Links in Education Week: September 30, 2009

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New Standards Draft Offers More Details

The latest draft of proposed common academic standards can be found here

N.Y.C. Study Finds Gains for Charters

"How New York City’s Charter Schools Affect Achievement" can be found here


Policymakers Find Little Value in Studies

"Toward a Research Agenda for Understainding and Improving the Use of Research Evidence"Requires Adobe Acrobat Reader is from the Northwest Regional Educational Laboratory

High School Counselors

"Effects of the Economy on the Admissions Process, 2008-09"Requires Adobe Acrobat Reader is from the National Association for College Admission Counseling

Response to Intervention for ELLs

"Response to Intervention and English Learners"Requires Adobe Acrobat Reader is from the Center for Research on the Educational Achievement and Teaching of English-Language Learners


College Readiness

"Are New York City's Public Schools Preparing Students for Success in College?"Requires Adobe Acrobat Reader is from the Annenberg Institute

Dropout Rates

"High School Dropout and Completion Rates in the United States: 2007" is from the National Center for Education Statistics

Social Networking

"A Survey of K-12 Educators on Social Networking and Content-Sharing Tools" can be found hereRequires Adobe Acrobat Reader


Easier Aid Form Linked to Higher College-Going Rates

"The Role of Simplification and Information in College Decisions: Results from the H&R Block FAFSA Experiment" can be found hereRequires Adobe Acrobat Reader


GAO Calls Four States 'High Risk' on Stimulus

"Funds Continue to Provide Fiscal Relief to States and Localities, While Accountability and Reporting Challenges Need to Be Fully Addressed" can be found hereRequires Adobe Acrobat Reader

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