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Our Schools Must Do Better 2.10.2007 NY Times: Editorials
The U.S. needs a wholesale transformation of the public school system from the broken-down postwar model of the past 50 or 60 years.
LETTERS TO THE EDITOR 2.10.2007 SFGate: Op-Ed
Schools should promote healthy choices Editor - Re the news story "Some schools, students make a hash of anti junk-food law" (Sept. 28). I am not at all surprised that the food and beverage industry has quickly reformulated many of their products to meet... ...
Less Amish 2.10.2007 LA Times: Opinion
The murder of five Amish schoolgirls one year ago taught the nation that no one is safe.

Today, many of us will pause to remember the five Amish girls who were murdered a year ago at a one-room schoolhouse in Nickel Mines, Pa. Television crews will return to the community and dutifully record Amish children walking to their new one-room school, which looks a lot like the one torn down days after the attack.
Less Amish 2.10.2007 LA Times: Commentary
The murder of five Amish schoolgirls one year ago taught the nation that no one is safe.

Today, many of us will pause to remember the five Amish girls who were murdered a year ago at a one-room schoolhouse in Nickel Mines, Pa. Television crews will return to the community and dutifully record Amish children walking to their new one-room school, which looks a lot like the one torn down days after the attack.
Ontario policy on religious schools put to test 2.10.2007 Financial Times US
The forthcoming election in Ontario has exposed an issue that belies Canada's free-thinking, multicultural image
LETTERS TO THE EDITOR 1.10.2007 SFGate: Op-Ed
Schools should promote healthy choices Editor - Re the news story "Some schools, students make a hash of anti junk-food law" (Sept. 28). I am not at all surprised that the food and beverage industry has quickly reformulated many of their products to meet... ...
When Should Taxes Pay Private Tuition? 1.10.2007 WSJ: Most Emailed Today
Supreme Court justices will hear a case about whether a public school district must pay for private school for special-education ...
Justices Begin Work on a Polarizing New Docket 1.10.2007 Truthout.com
New York Times's reporter Linda Greenhouse reports: "the Supreme Court has so many polarizing cases on the docket for its new term that the deep ideological divisions that characterized the last term are all but certain to remain on display after justices reconvene on Monday. The conservative majority under Chief Justice John G. Roberts Jr. drove the court to the right in a series of high-profile rulings during the term that ended in June. That performance, as well as a series of books and articles by and about justices, has placed the court in an unusually bright spotlight as the new term opens."
Michigan lawmakers reach budget deal that includes tax increases 1.10.2007 Star Tribune: Politics
Justices begin work on a polarizing new docket 1.10.2007 International Herald Tribune: Front Page
Justices begin work on a polarizing new docket: The ideological divisions that characterized the last term of the U.S. Supreme Court will likely remain on display after justices reconvene Monday.
Justices begin work on a polarizing new docket 1.10.2007 International Herald Tribune: Americas
Justices begin work on a polarizing new docket: The ideological divisions that characterized the last term of the U.S. Supreme Court will likely remain on display after justices reconvene Monday.
What money hasn't bought 1.10.2007 SFGate: Op-Ed
We live in the richest region of the country, and by extension, easily one of the richest regions in the world. This is according to statistics that just came out of the U.S. Labor and Commerce Departments: the San Francisco-San Jose-Oakland axis had the... ...
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When Should Taxes Pay Private Tuition? 1.10.2007 Wall St. Journal: Policy
Supreme Court justices will hear a case about whether a public school district must pay for private school for special-education students.
Justices, Already Split, Commence Work on a Polarizing New Docket 1.10.2007 NY Times: National
The ideological divisions that characterized the last term of the Supreme Court will likely remain on display after justices reconvene Monday.
When Should Taxes Pay Private Tuition? 1.10.2007 Wall St. Journal: World
Supreme Court justices will hear a case about whether a public school district must pay for private school for special-education students.
When Should Taxes Pay Private Tuition? 1.10.2007 Wall St. Journal: Policy
Supreme Court justices will hear a case about whether a public school district must pay for private school for special-education students.
Supreme Court Faces an Array of Divisive Cases 1.10.2007 NYT: Home Page
The deep divisions that characterized the Supreme Court’s last term are all but certain to remain on display.
Duel on Public Funds for Private School 1.10.2007 AP National
NEW YORK (AP) -- There is no question that Tom Freston can afford to give his children the best education money can buy. The former Viacom CEO was among the country's most richly paid TV executives and got an $85 million severance deal when he was forced out of his job last year....
S.C. Leads in Single-Gender Classes 1.10.2007 AP National
COLUMBIA, S.C. (AP) -- David Chadwell believes boys and girls can get through the awkward middle school years better when they're separated, learning in classrooms tailored to the learning styles of each gender....
Fight Back Against Giving Kids’ Names to Military 30.9.2007 Common Dreams: Views
The No Child Left Behind Act is up for reauthorization this month. There has been much necessary criticism and commentary about its unfunded mandates, forced standardized testing, and takeover threats to struggling public school systems. But another critical piece of the law is often overlooked. Section 9528, in about 200 words, requires public high schools to give [...]
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