Links in Education Week: November 11, 2009

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Report Urges Human-Capital Improvements

"Taking Human Capital Seriously: Talented Teachers in Every Classroom, Talented Principals in Every School"Requires Adobe Acrobat Reader is from Strategic Management of Human Capital


Survey Finds 'Gen Y' Teachers Open to Merit Pay

"Supporting Teacher Talent: The View From Generation Y" is from Public Agenda and Learning Point Associates

High School Exit Exams

"State High School Exit Exams: Trends in Test Programs, Alternative Pathways, and Pass Rates" is from theCenter on Education Policy

Teacher Quality

"Education Policy White Paper"Requires Adobe Acrobat Reader is from the National Academy of Education


9th Grade Bulge

"Still a Freshman: Examining the Prevalence and Characteristics of Ninth-Grade Retention Across Six States" is from the Everyone Graduates Center at Johns Hopkins University

Lead and Learning

"The Effects of Lead Exposure on School Outcomes Among Children Living and Attending Public Schools in Detroit"Requires Adobe Acrobat Reader is from Detroit Public Schools and the Detroit Department of Health and Wellness Promotion


Schools Found Doing Better Job Flagging Pupils for Meals Help

"Direct Certification of the National School Lunch Program: State Implementation Progress" is from the USDA's Food & Nutrition Service


Military Leaders Call Education, Health Woes a Threat

"Ready, Willing, and Unable to Serve"Requires Adobe Acrobat Reader is from Mission: Readiness—Military Leaders For Kids


H.S. Teachers Said to Need Better Training

"Teaching for a New World"Requires Adobe Acrobat Reader is from the Alliance for Excellent Education


Researchers Probe Performance Incentives for Teachers

Performance Incentives: Their Growing Impact on American K-12 Education is from the National Center on Performance Initiatives

Vol. 29, Issue 11

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