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School struggles under rising federal standards San Deigo Union Tribune
Two years ago, NCLB forced Principal Sylvia Gonzalez to replace 70 percent of her teachers at Balboa Elementary School in southern San Diego.

Missouri Cited for Accountability Breakdown Title I Monitor
The state of Missouri was forced to put more than 150 school districts in improvement — with dozens of schools undergoing further sanctions — after a U.S. Department of Education...

LAUSD mulls fees for youth groups LA Times
The money would help ease the budget, officials say. Parents -- who might have to pay extra -- could choose not to let their children continue extracurricular activities, critics say.

Detroit Students Miss Two Weeks after School Shuts Detroit News
About 750 students whose school was padlocked by fire marshals Sept. 16 have had no classes for nearly two weeks, and many spent Thursday hanging out on a church parking lot.

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