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October 19, 2007

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Maine Middle School to Issue Birth Control Pills NPR School officials in Portland, Maine make birth control pills available to students at one of the city's middle schools. The move follows a spate of pregnancies among middle school girls. Calif. Approves Teacher Test Teacher Magazine California’...

October 18, 2007

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Romney likes NCLB MSNBC “I like the fact that in No Child Left Behind we test our kids,” Romney said. “We can see which schools are succeeding and which are failing. That alone is a huge advance…I like No Child Left Behind.” Easy test leaves Maryland behind Baltimore Sun "We think our cut...

October 17, 2007

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Miami ‘Zone’ Gives Schools Intensive Help EdWeek Some of the lowest-performing schools in the Miami-Dade County, Fla., district could soon be weaned from three years of strategic support. PLUS: L.A. Chief Weighs New District for Lowest-Performing Schools High schools using breathalyzers to fi...

October 16, 2007

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Failing Schools Strain to Meet U.S. Standard NYT "They’re so busy fighting No Child Left Behind,” said Mary Johnson, president of Parent U-Turn, a civic group. “If they would use some of that energy to implement the law, we would go farther.” The ABC's of Betrayal Columbus Dispatch The news...

October 15, 2007

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Why 'No Child' Was Needed Washington Post Long before No Child Left Behind, far too many classrooms were boring, dull places where children were forced to do endless worksheets, discouraged from independent thinking and subjected to teachers providing confusing and sometimes demonstrably false infor...

October 12, 2007

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Clinton, Richardson, Edwards offer plans AP Clinton, Richardson, Edwards offer plans to make college more affordable, help rural schools. Student charged on 17 counts in school bomb threat AP Student charged on 17 counts in school bomb threat. Brewer has yet to make his imprint LA Times Several m...

October 11, 2007

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Student opens fire at Cleveland school, shoots 4, kills self AP Student opens fire at Cleveland school, shoots 4, kills self. Report Recounts Horrors of Youth Boot Camps NYT Reports of abuse of troubled young people in privately run boot camps and other residential treatment centers are ... Specia...

October 09, 2007

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Provision on Tutoring Raises Renewal Issues EdWeek Lawmakers are proposing that only those schools failing to make AYP in several subgroups for three consecutive years would be required to offer tutoring. For Schools, Lottery Payoffs Fall Short of Promises NYT Most of the billions of dollars raised...

October 05, 2007

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Colorado has been keeping two sets of books, says the Denver Post -- one for the feds, the other for its own state ranking system (State's "No Child" rank challenged). Meanwhile, the Washington Post shows how DC-area schools are making (or not) AYP in all sorts of ways (Required 'Yearly Progress' D...

October 04, 2007

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The Washington Post features the new Fordham Foundation study showing low expectations and disparities among 26 states standards especially at the younger ages (Varying Standards May Hurt 'No Child' ). Ditto for AP, albeit with a slightly different focus (State Reading Tests Deemed Easier). USA To...

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