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Morning Round-up March 5, 2007

A call for separation of school and state Boston Globe
Entitled to teach anything. That means, the judge ruled, that parents have no authority to veto elements of a public-school curriculum they dislike. They have no right to be notified before those elements are presented in class.

U.S. Prosperity Will Demand Radical Action, 2 Groups Say WaPo
The business group and the think tank, which had been at loggerheads on a number of other issues, said they came together because U.S. schools are failing children and putting the nation's competitiveness in the global economy at risk.

Critics denounce Pizza Hut reading program CNN.com
The program is now under attack by child-development experts who say it promotes bad eating habits and turns teachers into corporate promoters.

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