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Big Stories Of The Day (May 4)

Educators re-examine who belongs in special ed classes AP
Many children in special education classes may not belong there, the government says. A new policy is aimed at intervening early with intensive teaching to give struggling students a chance to succeed in regular classrooms and escape the "special ed" label.

Seeing No Progress, Some Schools Drop Laptops NYT
A handful of schools are abandoning one-to-one computing programs as educationally empty — and worse.

Legal fight on vouchers brewing Salt Lake Tribune
It's doubtful but not impossible that Utah will have a functioning school voucher program by fall after the Utah Board of Education on Thursday opted to seek legal counsel before adopting rules to set up the program.

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