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Morning Round-up January 23, 2007

Acquisition Ban Lifter at Career Education NYT
Career Education is battling back from government investigations, private lawsuits and accreditation problems, many stemming from accusations that the company cheated on admissions practices, financial aid and job placement.

Teachers Tackle Their Own Extra Credit
Although some wonder how much the program raises student achievement, there is a growing movement toward national certification. The number of board-certified teachers has tripled in the past five years to more than 55,000 nationwide.

Pete Seeger among children's book winners CNN.com
A book by Pete Seeger about a young musician who loses his hearing and a wordless story about an underwater camera were among the winners of children's book prizes announced Monday by the American Library Association.

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