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Big News Of The Day (May 7)

Whistle-Blower [Jon Oberg] on Student Aid Is Vindicated
The whistle-blower’s story opens a window, lawmakers say, onto how the Bush administration resisted calls to improve oversight of the student loan industry.

Lieberman: More education funding needed Ct Post
For 100 percent of the nation's students to be proficient in reading and math as required by the No Child Left Behind law, the federal government has to cough up 100 percent of the funds it promised when it enacted the standards.

An Angry Mother's Battle for Information Washington Post
Many parents who complain about information blackouts after they report a problem with a teacher soon give up efforts to learn the truth. Not Dawn Henderson.

Torn From Parents, a Top Speller Vents His Anger, Letter by Letter NYT
Kunal Sah hopes that winning the Scripps National Spelling Bee will help bring his parents back from India.

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