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Morning Round-up January 19, 2007

Study: World falling behind on 2015 education goal CNN.com
the study by the American Academy of Arts and Sciences said the goal of providing a high-quality education to all children could be achieved at a reasonable cost with more support and funding from governments worldwide.

Court Hears Case on Use of Fees by Teachers' Union EdWeek
A case testing the constitutionality of a Washington state law that requires nonunion teachers to “affirmatively consent,” or opt in, before a teachers’ union may spend money from “agency fees” on political campaigns and similar activism.

Gaming advances as a learning tool eSchool News
Educators increasingly are using sophisticated computer games to snag and hold the interest of the "digital natives" in their classrooms, but some teachers have trouble accepting the educational value of making learning fun.

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