7/21/2006

Morning Round-up July 21, 2006

SAT Group Can Do Better, Says Report It Commissioned NYT
An independent report by the consulting firm Booz Allen Hamilton recommended that College Board acquire better scanning software, increase training for test center personnel and make other improvements in is scoring of the SAT exams.

Deal reached on vocational education law AP
House and Senate negotiators reached a deal Thursday to renew the Perkins Act (the vocational education law) at $1.3 billion a year -- a program the White house wants to end.

White House advisor to address teachers Brownsville Herald
White House advisor and senior advisor to Secy Margaret Spellings Norma Garza will address an orientation of more than 500 early education educators, all of whom will begin a professional development training funded through a $4.8 million grant from USDE.

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