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This Land: Legacy of School Segregation Endures, Separate but Legal 30.9.2007 NY Times: National
Camden, Alabama is a place where black students go to a public school and white students go to a private school just .91 miles away, all because a culture dictates their separation.
Coming Soon: The Real Schools Battle 29.9.2007 Washington Post: Op-Eds
If you are among those District residents who cheered Mayor Adrian Fenty's takeover of the public school system, it's time to tighten the old chin strap and gear up for battle. The Fenty administration is about to go to war.
O'Malley Plans Education Cuts 28.9.2007 Washington Post
Outlining deficit solutions, Md. governor proposes spending $169 million less than required by law.
Graduation: No Gr_du_te Left Behind 28.9.2007 NY Times: Magazine
A college degree increases your value in the job market. But how much does it increase your knowledge? The Bush administration is backing a movement to put colleges to the test.
Chairman Supports Reinoso in School Post 27.9.2007 Washington Post: Education
Victor A. Reinoso, who has been waiting nearly three months for the D.C. Council to confirm him as the city's deputy mayor for education, now has the backing of Chairman Vincent C. Gray, who said he plans to urge his colleagues to support the confirmation next week.
A Tamer of Schools Has Plan in New Orleans 24.9.2007 NY Times: National
A new superintendent, Paul G. Vallas, is vowing to transform the city’s battered public school system.
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Fresh Faces Tackle Old Woes in New Orleans Schools 24.9.2007 NYT: Home Page
A new superintendent is vowing to transform the battered public school system in New Orleans.
Bad idea for immigration 23.9.2007 LA Times: Opinion
Re "A uniquely American DREAM," Opinion, Sept. 19
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The Lede Blog: The Lede: The Bridge to Nowhere Gets Nowhere 22.9.2007 NYT: Home Page
When the infamous project was stacked up against other spending priorities on the merits, the state of Alaska decided it could be done without after all.
FEATURE: Schools Pave New Path for Pregnant Students 21.9.2007 Women's eNews
Amid a dearth of highly regarded schools for pregnant teens, Detroit's Catherine Ferguson Academy and New Haven's Polly T. McCabe Center boast standout graduation rates and a host of rare services. Second of two stories about "P-schools."
Letters to the editor 21.9.2007 LA Times: Opinion
Finding a healthcare cure Re "Clinton lays out new healthcare overhaul," Sept. 18
UCLA grooms salon owners for success 20.9.2007 LA Times: Most Emailed
Stylists attend a program to learn how to make their business shine and more manageable

At Topps Salon Day Spa, owner Suzanne Van Houten is going for a look that is "very seamless."
Challenging the High School Stress Tests 20.9.2007 Washington Post: Education
Dear Extra Credit: I am an eighth-grader in Howard County and am writing to express my opinion on test-taking in the public school system. In particular, I want to discuss the Maryland School Assessment tests. As I head to high school next year, I feel more and more time is spent on preparing us ...
New York Schools Win Award for Improvement 19.9.2007 NY Times: Education
New York City’s public school system, the largest in the country, has won the Broad Prize, given each year to an urban school district that has made great improvements in student achievement.
LETTERS TO THE EDITOR / Clinton's health-care plan is unfair 19.9.2007 SFGate: Op-Ed
Editor - Hillary Clinton's health proposal to tax those who make more than $250,000 to cover the cost is just plain wrong. She considers working couples, doctors, lawyers and business people who are in this tax range as wealthy. This is unfair to those who... ...
Free-Speech-Free Zones 19.9.2007 Common Dreams: Views
On July 4, 2004, President George W. Bush was in Charleston, W.Va., to help celebrate Independence Day. In the audience were two dissenters from some of his policies. On the front of their T-shirts, Jeff and Nicole Rank had the word “Bush” crossed out. On the back of Nicole’s T-shirt was “Love America, Hate Bush.” White [...]
Editorial: More no-kids households coming 19.9.2007 Star Tribune: Editorials
That trend will make property-tax hikes harder to sell.
Here's to the Hewletts 17.9.2007 SFGate: Op-Ed
AFTER A bruising year, UC Berkeley is greeting the new school term with some wonderful news: The William and Flora Hewlett Foundation of Menlo Park has made a $113 million gift, the largest private donation in university's history. The gift, which is a... ...
Learing from the garden 17.9.2007 Minnesota Public Radio: Science
A North Minneapolis elementary school aims to help students grasp new concepts by getting them out of the classroom, and into the dirt.
Here's to the Hewletts 16.9.2007 SFGate: Op-Ed
AFTER A bruising year, UC Berkeley is greeting the new school term with some wonderful news: The William and Flora Hewlett Foundation of Menlo Park has made a $113 million gift, the largest private donation in university's history. The gift, which is a... ...
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