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Reviewers Urge Standards Fixes

Find a draft of common core standards for english/language arts hereRequires Adobe Acrobat Reader and for math hereRequires Adobe Acrobat Reader

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Study Finds Teen Pregnancies on the Rise

"U.S. Teenage Pregnancies, Births and Abortions: National and State Trends and Trends by Race and Ethnicity"Requires Adobe Acrobat Reader is from the Guttmacher Institute and "Diploma Attainment Among Teen Mothers" is from Child Trends

Charter Schools

"Hopes, Fears and Reality" is is from the Center on Reinventing Public Education at the University of Washington, Bothell

The 'Boys Crisis'

"The State of American Boyhood"Requires Adobe Acrobat Reader and "No Map to Manhood" both appeared in Gender Issues

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Rating Teaching

"Convergence and Contradictions in Teachers' Perceptions of Policy Reform Ideas"Requires Adobe Acrobat Reader is from Learning Point Associates

Data Use

"Use of Education Data at the Local Level: From Accountability to Instructional Improvement" is from the Office of Planning, Education and Policy Development

College Gender Gaps

"Gender Equity in Higher Education 2010" is from the American Council on Education

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Study Probes Educator Absences

A link to "The Effect of Employment Protection on Worker Effort: Evidence From Public Schooling" can be found here

Data Group Turning to Use of Information

"States' Actions to Leverage Data to Improve Student Success" is from the Data Quality Campaign

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Report Examines Obstacles for Minority Male Students

"The Educational Crisis Facing Young Men of Color"Requires Adobe Acrobat Reader is from the College Board

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Core Knowledge to Link Curriculum to Core Standards

Find information about the Core Knowledge Foundation here and a draft of the common core standards here

Vol. 29, Issue 20

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