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Volume 11, Issue 2
January 12, 2012
More CPS Schools Adopt Longer Day
Chicago Public Schools on Monday more than quadruples the number of schools that will stretch their day for kids to 7½ hours — a number officials say so far feels “on target’’ but some challenge as too long.
School Visit First Lady's Turning Point
A visit to a London girls' school was the unlikely turning point that showed Michelle Obama how to carve a public role for herself and escape the unhappy isolation that plagued her early days in the White House.
Education Law’s Promise Falls Short Aafter 10 Years
The No Child Left Behind education law was cast as a symbol of possibility, offering the promise of improved schools for the nation’s poor and minority children and better prepared students in a competitive world.
Libyan Students Return to Qaddafi-Free Schools
More than 1 million Libyan students returned to school Saturday to start the first year in which the whims, politics and wacky philosophies of Muammar Qaddafii will not drive the curriculum.
For-Profit Schools: ‘Agile Predators’ or Just Business Savvy?
Adding weight to the mounting pile of evidence against for-profit institutions, a new report from the National Bureau of Economic Research finds a grim future for students who attend for-profit schools.
Colorado High School Student Charges Censorship After Yearbook Photo Banned for Being Too Racy
A Colorado high school senior says she was the subject of censorship after her peers on the yearbook staff decided her photo was inappropriate to use as her senior portrait, Fox 31 Denver reports.
An Alternate Way to School Choice
The Pennsylvania House passed a massive expansion of the state's Educational Improvement Tax Credit program—already the largest private choice program in terms of the number of students—by 190 votes to seven.
Latino Student Struggles Challenge Connecticut School Reformers
As a parent liaison in a school district with a fast-growing Hispanic majority, Ana Lozada navigates a deep cultural divide: Parents think teachers are racist. Teachers doubt parents' commitment. And in many cases, one side speaks only English and the other only knows Spanish.
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