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Rounding Up Big-City News

Read about L. A. Mayor Antonio R. Villaraigosa’s most recent power politics versus Los Angeles Unified School District (L.A. Board Race Hinges on Runoff EdWeek)…New York City Schools Chancellor Joel Klein, having dismantled local school boards, may get less than stellar grades from some curiously nostalgic voters (New York City Public Gives Klein A Failing Grade Edwize)...In Philadelphia, officials try desperately to control school violence (As violence flares in schools, Street is a man of few words The Philadelphia Inquirer)... Chicago schools may be leading English language learners to improved test results (Latinos lift scores, shrink learning gap Chicago Tribune). Thanks to Regina Matthews

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