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Ex-School Official Admits Fraud 10.8.2007 Washington Post
D.C. charter school oversight chief took $647,000 from school system in illegal payments, contracts.
Jailing Juveniles 10.8.2007 Washington Post: Editorials
MORE CHILDREN are going to jail -- too often even before they have been convicted.
Part I: New Orleans's Children Fighting for the Right to Learn 9.8.2007
Bill Quigley writes for Truthout: "There is a massive experiment being performed on thousands of primarily African American children in New Orleans. No one asked the permission of the children. No one asked permission of their parents. This experiment involves a fight for the education of children."
WorkPlace: The Near Poor: a Huge Missing Class 9.8.2007 AlterNet
The 57 million "near-poor" living in America today are twice the number living in poverty.
WEALTH, POWER AND VISION / Gap founder Don Fisher gives generously, expects results for his personal, political agendas 8.8.2007 SFGate: Top Stories
Donald Fisher was a 40-year-old commercial real estate agent with no retail experience when he landed on the simple idea of making it easier for people to find a pair of jeans. He parlayed the concept - the first Gap store opened on San Francisco's... ...
MTW Events: Morristown 8.8.2007 The Daily Record: Local
"Twelfth Night" -- The Next Stage Ensemble of the New Jersey Shakespeare Theatre joins the Gay Activist Alliance in Morris County for a performance of "Twelfth Night" Aug. 6 at 7:30 p.m. at the Morristown Unitarian Fellowship, 21 Normandy Heights Road, Morris Township. In one of Shakespeare's most lyrical comedies, a twin brother and sister are separated by a disastrous shipwreck and cast ashore in the land of Illyria, each thinking that the other is dead.
A Vote for 'No Child' 7.8.2007 Washington Post: Editorials
BLAMING NO Child Left Behind for failures of public education seems to be in vogue these days. The Bush administration act, which mandates measurement of public school performance, is a favorite whipping boy of interest groups and the politicians who cater to them. So it was refreshing to hear a leading liberal Democrat speak passionately about his commitment to this landmark law. More important was the promise by Rep. George Miller (D-Calif.), who heads the House education committee, to fight for the bill's reauthorization this year.
Let’s Be Careful about the Reauthorization of the No Child Left Behind Act 2.8.2007 Common Dreams: Views
Our serious and ongoing concerns about the No Child Left Behind Act (NCLB) cause us to ask our legislators in Congress not to rush through a quick fix but instead to take the time to reauthorize NCLB with care. We believe it essential that members of Congress discern NCLB’s problems so [...]
A look at the candidates for school board 30.7.2007 Post-Bulletin: Austin News
Who: Curt Rude, police captain at Austin Police Department. Why are you running: "I would be able to benefit the school district in terms of my experience w
Public Colleges Raise Their Price on Some Degrees 28.7.2007 NYT: Home Page
Some school officials admit that they are queasy about a practice that appears to value one discipline over another.
Foundations Are Facing Up to Failures 26.7.2007 NY Times: Business
Many of the nation’s largest foundations regard disclosing and analyzing their failures as bordering on a moral obligation.
34 Charged in Calif. College Grade Scam 25.7.2007 AP National
BERKELEY, Calif. (AP) -- A group of former part-time student employees accused of accessing computers at a community college in a grades-for-cash scam are among 34 people charged with fraud and conspiracy, prosecutors said Tuesday....
Maverick Leads Charge for Charter Schools 24.7.2007 NYT: Home Page
In just seven years, Steve Barr’s Green Dot Public Schools organization has founded 10 charter high schools and has won approval to open 10 more.
Arab taboo phrase in Israel text book sparks outcry 23.7.2007 Reuters Global Coverage
JERUSALEM (Reuters) - A school text book for Arab children in Israel has sparked an outcry among rightist Jews by including a reference for the first time to the Palestinian view of the Jewish state's founding as a ...
Coyotes commonly underfoot in cities 22.7.2007 SFGate: Top Stories
From a coyote's perspective, Golden Gate Park may seem about as close to paradise as you can get in the middle of San Francisco. Plenty of water. Ample room to hide or make dens. Lots of feral cats and other tempting prey. Two coyotes appeared... ...
Focus turns to governor on budget / In deadlock, Senate Republicans sending him a message about his moderate ways 22.7.2007 SFGate: Top Stories
The ugly budget stalemate in the Legislature enters its fourth week today - and while an overnight lockdown in the state Senate was lifted Saturday, there's growing concern that fiscal dysfunction will soon descend on the Capitol. Already,... ...
Coyotes commonly under foot in cities 22.7.2007 SFGate: Top Stories
From a coyote's perspective, Golden Gate Park may seem about as close to paradise as you can get in the middle of San Francisco. Plenty of water. Ample room to hide or make dens. Lots of feral cats and other tempting prey. Two coyotes appeared... ...
Leaving Education Reform Behind 17.7.2007
New union leader seeks to define teachers' role 16.7.2007 Star Tribune: Local
Education Minnesota's new leader, Tom Dooher, says taxpayers need to make clear what they want from schools ... and that "conversation will help settle a lot of questions about ... school funding."
Editorial: Charter school rules are wisely reinforced 12.7.2007 Star Tribune: Editorials
A parent's concern leads to clarifying acceptance rules.
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