Morning Round-up April 13, 2007
Education Chief Orders Ethics Check WaPo
U.S. Education Secretary Margaret Spellings has launched reviews of the department's ethics and financial disclosure policies in response to questions raised through far-ranging investigations of the student loan industry.
Bush Defends No Child Left Behind Act AP, CNN
President Bush, acknowledging public frustration over his No Child Left Behind Act, said Thursday the point of the law is not to punish schools that fall short, but to help them.
Teachers' Workday Is Difficult to Pin Down EdWeek
But the debate in Hawaii throws up a question with as many answers, it appears, as there are education interests: How many hours does the average teacher clock in?