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The Gifted Children Left Behind 27.8.2007 Washington Post: Columnists
With reauthorization of the No Child Left Behind Act high on the agenda as Congress returns from its recess, lawmakers must confront the fact that the law is causing many concerned parents to abandon public schools that are not failing.
Dean Baker | The Right to Unionize: Key to Democracy 27.8.2007 Truthout.com
Dean Baker writes for Truthout, "For the last quarter century, corporate America has been at war against the labor movement."
The Gifted Children Left Behind 27.8.2007 Washington Post: Op-Eds
With reauthorization of the No Child Left Behind Act high on the agenda as Congress returns from its recess, lawmakers must confront the fact that the law is causing many concerned parents to abandon public schools that are not failing.
Quizzing new leader on plans for S.F. schools 26.8.2007 SFGate: Op-Ed
Carlos Garcia, San Francisco's new schools superintendent, has, he says, "a passion for making a difference." In a recent visit to The Chronicle, he said there are many areas in the city's public school system where he will need to make a difference. He cited... ...
Big Easy Struggles 2 Years After Katrina 26.8.2007 WCCO: National
Two years after Hurricane Katrina, much of the "city that care forgot" still lies in ruins. But Otis Biggs' task as he shuffles his Tarot deck this moist August day is to peer into the future to 2015, the storm's 10th anniversary.
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Big Easy Struggles 2 Years After Katrina 26.8.2007 AP National
NEW ORLEANS (AP) -- Two years after Hurricane Katrina, much of the "city that care forgot" still lies in ruins. But Otis Biggs' task as he shuffles his Tarot deck this moist August day is to peer into the future to 2015, the storm's 10th anniversary....
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The Way We Live Now: Universal Faith 25.8.2007 NY Times: Magazine
Religion can have a place in public school. It just can’t be for believers alone.
St. Paul leaders tackling achievement gap between minitory, white kids 24.8.2007 Star Tribune: Latest
St. Paul schools are working with community members, the mayor's office and foundations to find a way to help minority students perform as well as white students.
‘My Super Sweet 16′ and Everything That’s Wrong with America 22.8.2007 Common Dreams: Views
Have you seen this show? It’s like a great big warning sign about the level that inequality has reached in America today. The show reveals super-rich kids as they put on 16th birthday parties of gargantuan proportions. At the same time, the show also reveals many of the dangerous and worrisome trends in society [...]
Too fat? Common virus may be to blame: study 21.8.2007 Chicago Tribune: Business
CHICAGO (Reuters) - A common virus caused human adult stem cells to turn into fat cells and could explain why some people become obese, U.S. researchers said on ...
Virus May Be Behind Obesity 21.8.2007 Star Tribune: Nation
Study Finds Virus Contributes to Obesity 21.8.2007 AP Top News
WASHINGTON (AP) -- In the buffet of reasons for why Americans are getting fatter, researchers are piling more evidence on the plate for one still-controversial cause: a virus....
Too fat? Common virus may be to blame: study 21.8.2007 Reuters Health
CHICAGO (Reuters) - A common virus caused human adult stem cells to turn into fat cells and could explain why some people become obese, U.S. researchers said on ...
Rhee vs. the Central-Office Hydra 18.8.2007 Washington Post: Op-Eds
It is a large and powerful creature. Known by many names (most of them unprintable in a family newspaper), it bears the official title "Central Office of the D.C. Public Schools."
Children of color being left behind / State test results show persistent achievement gaps 16.8.2007 SFGate: Top Stories
A frustrating and persistent achievement gap between black and Latino students and their white and Asian American peers shows no sign of abating in the latest state test results for nearly 5 million students across California. Overall, students of all... ...
Face Book: Imported From Britain: Ideas to Improve Schools 15.8.2007 NY Times: World
To find some help in taking on the challenges that face American public education, some educators are looking to England’s experience.
Maybe Another Teen Movie (Film) 15.8.2007 All Recent Articles

The virtues of high school quirk-fest 'Rocket Science' are...debatable.
Bill Quigley | New Orleans's Children Fighting for the Right to Learn: Part II 10.8.2007 Truthout.com
In the first installment of this article, Bill Quigley, writing for Truthout, described the massive charter school educational experiment going on in New Orleans. That experiment has divided public school children into two groups - those in the charter and high-performing school group and those assigned to the Recovery School District (RSD) a state-managed set of schools for the rest of the children. In this installment, he continues the examination and looks at possible and predictable outcomes of this division between the haves and the have-nots.
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.
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