6/14/2006

Morning Round-up June 14, 2006

Agency to Examine 'No Child' Loophole AP
Under pressure from lawmakers, the Bush administration outlined plans Tuesday to examine why some states are excluding huge numbers of children when reporting test scores.

Poor Students Were Charged for Free Tests, Inquiry
Finds NYT
Three of the city's most elite hish schools improperly charged poor students a total of $180,000 over several years to take Advanced Placement exams.

Bush education policy to miss goals: Harvard study
Reuters
U.S. President George W. Bush's signature No Child Left Behind educatoin policy is failing to close racial achievement gaps and will miss its goals by 2014 according to recent trends, a Harvard study said Wednesday

No Change on No Child Harford
Courant
Sternberg, who gained national atttention as state education commissioner for her staunch opposition to elements of the federal law, will pursue her own vision of school reform as she takes over one of Connecticut's wealthiest school systems.

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