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Morning Round-up January 25, 2007

Bush Proposes Broadening the No Child Left Behind Act NYT
The proposals would give local school officials new powers to override both teachers’ contracts and state limits on charter schools in the case of persistently failing schools.

New education reforms get mixed reviews AP
Democrats and teachers‘ unions are criticizing the Bush administration for proposing to let school officials override collective bargaining agreements and state laws in an effort to reshape the No Child Left Behind law.

Teacher has ways to light a fire under his pupils USAT
In a new book, Teach Like Your Hair's On Fire, he offers practical advice for teachers and parents.

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