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Morning Round-up February 5, 2007

Nanotechnology inches its way into classrooms WaPo
Recognizing that changing curricula can be next to impossible, the Nanoscale Informal Science Education Network is developing and distributing programs aimed at engaging schools in nanoscale science and engineering education, said Carol Lynn Alpert, director of strategic projects at the Museum of Science, Boston, and a co-principal investigator of the network.

California School Under Fire Over Volunteer's Sex Record
NYT
He confessed to touching the woman but denied molesting the child. He was convicted of two felony sexual batteries — one for the woman and one for the child — and his sentence of probation was overseen by the authorities in California.

Senate committee debates bill exempting AZ from No Child Left Behind Act
Tucson Citizen
The Senate Committee on Education endorsed a bill Wednesday that would allow schools districts and charter schools to opt out of the federal No Child Left Behind Act if they don't receive money from the program.

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