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In the News on June 25, 2007

When the Diploma Is Just a Dream * Black college enrollment rate in South passes milestone * Early ed gains momentum in states * Illegal immigrants targeted by states * Students with mental troubles on rise * $1 billion can't cut schools' class sizes

When the Diploma Is Just a Dream
Emily Brady, NY Times

Study (Evaluation of the DC Opportunity Scholarship Program)
U.S. Department of Education (PDF document)

Early ed gains momentum in states
By Pauline Vu, Stateline.org Staff Writer

Illegal immigrants targeted by states  
By Darryl Fears, The Washington Post

STATE ROUNDUP

AZ: Judge to rule on whether to proceed with English-learner order against state
By Amanda J. Crawford, The Arizona Republic (Phoenix)

CA: Kids on front line in weight battle  
By Danielle McNamara, The Sacramento Bee

LA: Legislature OKs public-school aid increase
By Will Sentell, The Advocate (Baton Rouge)

ME: Education chief set for challenge of reform
By Keith Edwards, Portland Press Herald

MI: Special ed rule change fought
By Mark Hornbeck, The Detroit News

MI: Michigan not worst in taxes or spending
By Chris Christoff and Victoria Turk, Detroit Free Press

ND: Math, science teachers wanted
By Tracy Frank, The Forum (Fargo)

NJ: Students with mental troubles on rise
By Patricia Alex, The Record of Bergen County

OR: Bill takes failing out of ratings for schools
By Steven Carter, The Oregonian (Portland)

OR: $1 billion can't cut schools' class sizes
By Scott Learn and Steven Carter, The Oregonian (Portland)

PA: Lab program needs Pa. funds
By A.J. Panian, Pittsburgh Tribune-Review

PA: State board refuses to require foreign language studies because of high cost
By Eleanor Chute, Pittsburgh Post-Gazette

SC: Sanford vetoes plan for open enrollment
By Devon Copeland, The State (Columbia)

US: Black college enrollment in South rate passes milestone 
By The Associated Press, Tuscaloosa News

VT: Study -- Staffing drives budgets
By Louis Porter, Rutland Herald

VT: Magnet schools would be state's first
By Molly Walsh, Burlington Free Press

Published Tuesday, Jun. 26, 2007

In the News on June 25, 2007

When the Diploma Is Just a Dream
Emily Brady, NY Times

Study (Evaluation of the DC Opportunity Scholarship Program)
U.S. Department of Education (PDF document)

Early ed gains momentum in states
By Pauline Vu, Stateline.org Staff Writer

Illegal immigrants targeted by states  
By Darryl Fears, The Washington Post

STATE ROUNDUP

AZ: Judge to rule on whether to proceed with English-learner order against state
By Amanda J. Crawford, The Arizona Republic (Phoenix)

CA: Kids on front line in weight battle  
By Danielle McNamara, The Sacramento Bee

LA: Legislature OKs public-school aid increase
By Will Sentell, The Advocate (Baton Rouge)

ME: Education chief set for challenge of reform
By Keith Edwards, Portland Press Herald

MI: Special ed rule change fought
By Mark Hornbeck, The Detroit News

MI: Michigan not worst in taxes or spending
By Chris Christoff and Victoria Turk, Detroit Free Press

ND: Math, science teachers wanted
By Tracy Frank, The Forum (Fargo)

NJ: Students with mental troubles on rise
By Patricia Alex, The Record of Bergen County

OR: Bill takes failing out of ratings for schools
By Steven Carter, The Oregonian (Portland)

OR: $1 billion can't cut schools' class sizes
By Scott Learn and Steven Carter, The Oregonian (Portland)

PA: Lab program needs Pa. funds
By A.J. Panian, Pittsburgh Tribune-Review

PA: State board refuses to require foreign language studies because of high cost
By Eleanor Chute, Pittsburgh Post-Gazette

SC: Sanford vetoes plan for open enrollment
By Devon Copeland, The State (Columbia)

US: Black college enrollment in South rate passes milestone 
By The Associated Press, Tuscaloosa News

VT: Study -- Staffing drives budgets
By Louis Porter, Rutland Herald

VT: Magnet schools would be state's first
By Molly Walsh, Burlington Free Press

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