Focus on instruction turns around Chicago schools
http://www.edweek.org/ew/articles/2010/01/06/16turnaround_ep.h29.html?tkn=MUMFSHx1fLyCNtI37qjQkiz8l2vqBj1N0fvQ

Obama unveils projects to bolster STEM teaching
http://www.edweek.org/ew/articles/2010/01/07/18stem_ep.h29.html?tkn=XQXFF8hStStTBD3ctYIRmD8zx88xYLtLY5Ky

Reading aloud to teens gains favor among teachers
http://www.edweek.org/ew/articles/2010/01/06/16read_ep.h29.html?tkn=UN[Fx3bLjkKLdQye5ls2RalA9K576xX0pBAu

Assistive technology effective in special education, study says
http://blogs.edweek.org/edweek/speced/2010/01/assistive_technology_effective.html

Public school enrollment falls for 13th straight year
http://www.radioiowa.com/2010/01/08/public-school-enrollment-falls-for-13th-straight-year/

Iowa could create world-class schools
http://www.desmoinesregister.com/article/20100111/OPINION03/1110307/-1/SPORTS09/Iowa-could-create-world-class-schools

Teaching green, beyond recycling
http://www.nytimes.com/2010/01/11/nyregion/11green.html

Schools fuel demand for high-tech language labs
http://www.edweek.org/dd/articles/2010/01/08/02languagelabs.h03.html

Experts urge earlier start to teaching science
http://www.edweek.org/ew/articles/2010/01/13/18preschool.h29.html?tkn=ZYYFP8Uepm5DZmPTu%2B7WjgMarnEBmHsqhdJ%2B

Study: Students more stressed now than during Depression?
http://www.usatoday.com/news/education/2010-01-12-students-depression-anxiety_N.htm

Ankeny principals learn by dropping in on classes
http://www.desmoinesregister.com/article/20100119/NEWS02/1190315/1004/NEWS02/Ankeny-principals-learn-by-dropping-in-on-classes

Obama to seek $1.35 billion Race to Top expansion
http://www.edweek.org/ew/articles/2010/01/19/19rttt-budget.h29.html?utm_source=fb&utm_medium=rss&utm_campaign=mrss

RTI said to pay off in gains for English-Learners
http://www.edweek.org/ew/articles/2010/01/22/19rtiells_ep.h29.html?tkn=MVVF3uZ85TD1seIQWzjTVL4Qi2uqWzy5JRVa

Differentiate, don't standardize
http://www.edweek.org/ew/articles/2010/01/14/17noddings-comm.h29.html?tkn=VZPFfkb7oxxAKrgGcnbSKJtrYl4jaYp19cMr

Report: Tougher classes trump grades in college admissions
http://blogs.edweek.org/edweek/inside-school-research/2010/01/report_tougher_classes_trump_g.html

High school, college instructors differ on students' readiness
http://blogs.edweek.org/edweek/curriculum/2010/01/high_school_college_instructor.html

Private schools could use state money to buy laptops, bill says
http://blogs.desmoinesregister.com/dmr/index.php/2010/01/26/private-schools-could-use-state-money-to-buy-laptops-bill-says/

Note: The articles compiled in this newsletter come from independent media sources who are solely responsible for their content. Northwest AEA staff collect these news articles as a service to area educators so they can read industry-specific news in one place. Northwest AEA staff did not participate in writing any of these articles, and Northwest AEA does not necessarily endorse the content of the articles.