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In the News on July 4 & 5, 2007

The Court Returns To Brown * New Math May Lower Graduation Numbers * Hoping to Retain Graduates, Maine Helps With Loan Costs * Modifying No Child Left Behind to help high schools * In School Takeover, Newark Union Tries to Prove It's Part of the Solution *

So Much Paperwork, So Little Time to Teach
New York Times

In School Takeover, Newark Union Tries to Prove It’s Part of the Solution
New York Times

Hoping to Retain Graduates, Maine Helps With Loan Costs
New York Times

The Court Returns To Brown
George Will, Washington Post

New Math May Lower Graduation Numbers
Washington Post

Students Take to the Road for Social Justice
Washington Post

US: Parents don't need lawyers to fight for special-ed help  
The Houston Chronicle

Editorial: A stronger education law
Chicago Tribune

Editorial:Modifying No Child Left Behind, Help high schools, too
Philadelphia Inquirer

Fred to School
National Review

STATE ROUNDUP

AL: Junior college students given new opportunity to attend UA  
Tuscaloosa News

AZ: School districts get grants for 61 low-emission buses
Tucson Citizen

CO: Net school casting for students
The Denver Post

FL: More F's, fewer A's for S. Florida schools
The Miami Herald

FL: State wants $224,015 back
St. Petersburg Times

GA: State announces schools' CRCT results
The Atlanta Journal-Constitution

IL: Schools might be hit in Illinois budget battle
Quad-City Times

IN: Attorney general to announce crackdown on fake diplomas
South Bend Tribune

KY: Money for new schools?
The Cincinnati Enquirer

LA: Major funding increase cheers La. higher ed
The Advocate (Baton Rouge)

LA: Court ruling won't impact West Carroll desegregation
The News Star (Monroe)

MA: With rise in autism, programs strained
The Boston Globe

MD: Reviews mixed for online test option
The Sun (Baltimore)

MD: Medicaid funds to schools at risk
The Sun (Baltimore)

MI: Schools turn to private donors
Detroit Free Press

MS: Dyslexia screening may become norm
The Clarion-Ledger (Jackson)

NC: Black Caucus Foundation head questions "racial targeting"  
By The Associated Press, The News & Observer (Raleigh)

OH: Chancellor puts schools on notice
The Columbus Dispatch

OH: Governor to take up changes in school funding  
By Dennis J. Willard, The Beacon Journal (Akron)

OR: EOU sees drop in applications
By The Associated Press, The Oregonian (Portland)

PA: University pact called 'truly fair'  
The Philadelphia Inquirer

RI: Diploma criteria changes next year  
The Providence Journal

SC: More money for college students
The Greenville News

TN: State ranks high in kids with ADHD
The Tennessean (Nashville)

UT: U. gets Indian education funding
Deseret Morning News (Salt Lake City)

VA: Va. wins $500,000 science and math grant from the National Governors Association
Richmond Times-Dispatch

WI: High court might take case on virtual schools
Milwaukee Journal Sentinel

Published Friday, Jul. 6, 2007

In the News on July 4 & 5, 2007

So Much Paperwork, So Little Time to Teach
New York Times

In School Takeover, Newark Union Tries to Prove It’s Part of the Solution
New York Times

Hoping to Retain Graduates, Maine Helps With Loan Costs
New York Times

The Court Returns To Brown
George Will, Washington Post

New Math May Lower Graduation Numbers
Washington Post

Students Take to the Road for Social Justice
Washington Post

US: Parents don't need lawyers to fight for special-ed help  
The Houston Chronicle

Editorial: A stronger education law
Chicago Tribune

Editorial:Modifying No Child Left Behind, Help high schools, too
Philadelphia Inquirer

Fred to School
National Review

STATE ROUNDUP

AL: Junior college students given new opportunity to attend UA  
Tuscaloosa News

AZ: School districts get grants for 61 low-emission buses
Tucson Citizen

CO: Net school casting for students
The Denver Post

FL: More F's, fewer A's for S. Florida schools
The Miami Herald

FL: State wants $224,015 back
St. Petersburg Times

GA: State announces schools' CRCT results
The Atlanta Journal-Constitution

IL: Schools might be hit in Illinois budget battle
Quad-City Times

IN: Attorney general to announce crackdown on fake diplomas
South Bend Tribune

KY: Money for new schools?
The Cincinnati Enquirer

LA: Major funding increase cheers La. higher ed
The Advocate (Baton Rouge)

LA: Court ruling won't impact West Carroll desegregation
The News Star (Monroe)

MA: With rise in autism, programs strained
The Boston Globe

MD: Reviews mixed for online test option
The Sun (Baltimore)

MD: Medicaid funds to schools at risk
The Sun (Baltimore)

MI: Schools turn to private donors
Detroit Free Press

MS: Dyslexia screening may become norm
The Clarion-Ledger (Jackson)

NC: Black Caucus Foundation head questions "racial targeting"  
By The Associated Press, The News & Observer (Raleigh)

OH: Chancellor puts schools on notice
The Columbus Dispatch

OH: Governor to take up changes in school funding  
By Dennis J. Willard, The Beacon Journal (Akron)

OR: EOU sees drop in applications
By The Associated Press, The Oregonian (Portland)

PA: University pact called 'truly fair'  
The Philadelphia Inquirer

RI: Diploma criteria changes next year  
The Providence Journal

SC: More money for college students
The Greenville News

TN: State ranks high in kids with ADHD
The Tennessean (Nashville)

UT: U. gets Indian education funding
Deseret Morning News (Salt Lake City)

VA: Va. wins $500,000 science and math grant from the National Governors Association
Richmond Times-Dispatch

WI: High court might take case on virtual schools
Milwaukee Journal Sentinel

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