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Morning Roundup March 20, 2007

Charter School Effort Gets $65 Million Lift WaPo
The donation will create 42 schools in Houston, TX and will make KIPP the largest charter school organization in the country.

Project Launches 10-Year Initiative to Link Early Education, Economy EdWeek
The $3.1 million project is the latest signal of corporate America’s increasing interest and involvement in young children’s education.

Lawsuit Says Education Dept. Overcharged on Student Loans WaPo
A computer glitch apparently caused more than 3 million student loan borrowers to be billed hundreds of millions of dollars more than they owed, said lawyers who brought the class-action suit. It's unclear how much individuals were overcharged.

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