Links in Education Week: October 21, 2009

Article Tools
  • PrintPrinter-Friendly
  • EmailEmail Article
  • ReprintReprints
  • CommentsComments


NAEP Scores Put Spotlight on Standards

"Mathmatics 2009: National Assessment of Educational Progress at Grades 4 and 8" is available as part of the National Assessment of Educational Progress done by the National Center for Education Statistics

Incentives Alone Not Enough to Prod Teacher Effectiveness

"Teaching For A Living: How Teachers See the Profession Today" is available from Public Agenda and was released in conjunction with Learning Point Associates and Education Week


New York City's Promotion Policy Found to Have Positive Impacts

"Ending Social Promotion Without Leaving Children Behind"Requires Adobe Acrobat Reader is from RAND Corporation

Teacher Learning

"Teachers' Participation in Research Programs Improves Their Students' Achievement in Science" is from Science

Urban Education

"The State of City Leadership for Children and Families: 2009"Requires Adobe Acrobat Reader is from the National League of Cities

High School Dropouts

"The Consequences of Dropping Out of High School: Joblessness and Jailing for High School Dropouts and the High Cost for Taxpayers"Requires Adobe Acrobat Reader is from the Center for Labor Market Studies at Northeastern University

Ohio Charters

"Ready to Learn"Requires Adobe Acrobat Reader is from Policy Matters Ohio

Data on Schools

"Numbers and Types of Public Elementary and Secondary Schools From the Common Core of Data: School Year 2007-08"Requires Adobe Acrobat Reader is from the National Center for Education Statistics


Schools Taking Part in Campaign to Give Swine-Flu Vaccine

More information on the H1N1 flu virus is available here from a website managed by the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services and other federal government agencies


Oral-Language Skills for English-Learners Focus of Researchers

Materials from the National Center for Research on the Educational Achievement and Teaching of English-Language Learners conference in Austin, Texas, sponsored by CREATE, are available here


Pre-K Lessons Linked to TV Produce Gains in Literacy, Study Says

"Summative Evaluation of the Ready to Learn Initiative" is from the Center for Children & Technology


Graduation Rates Rise in Southern States, Study Finds

"Gaining Ground on High School Graduation Rates in SREB States"Requires Adobe Acrobat Reader and "The Next Generation of School Accountability"Requires Adobe Acrobat Reader are both available from the Southern Regional Education Board

Vol. 29, Issue 08

Notice: We recently upgraded our comments. (Learn more here.) If you are logged in as a subscriber or registered user and already have a Display Name on, you can post comments. If you do not already have a Display Name, please create one here.
Ground Rules for Posting
We encourage lively debate, but please be respectful of others. Profanity and personal attacks are prohibited. By commenting, you are agreeing to abide by our user agreement.
All comments are public.

Back to Top Back to Top

Most Popular Stories