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Big Stories Of The Day (July 16)

Law makes state oversee failing schools New Haven Register
It is far more specific than the federal No Child Left Behind law, which introduced nationwide testing goals and accountability measures.

NCLB-Renewal Ideas Circulate on Capitol Hill EdWeek
Rep. George Miller, D-Calif. has signaled to freshmen in Congress that he’ll propose some major changes to the 5½-year-old NCLB Act when he releases his reauthorization bill, possibly in the coming weeks.

School Diversity Based on Income Segregates Some NYT
Recent experiments show how hard it can be to balance academic success and socioeconomic and racial diversity.

Intel, in Shift, Joins Project on Education
Intel said it would join the board of the One Laptop Per Child Foundation, which seeks to build inexpensive computers for the developing world.

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