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Seattle Offers Lessons in Bridging Achievement Gap NPR
In Seattle, the public school system's efforts to bridge that gap, despite limited resources, offer a window into the challenges facing school districts across the country.

No Child Left Behind law faces change AP
Key Democrats who control the federal purse strings are demanding changes. Moderate Republicans say the law must be more flexible. Yesterday, they were joined by dozens of GOP conservatives who want an even more radical overhaul.

Teacher’s Sex Trial Focuses on Etiquette Questions NYT
A jury was asked to ponder some etiquette questions in the statutory rape trial of a private school principal and teacher accused of having sex with two of her students.

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