10/11/2006

Morning Round-up October 11, 2006

Bush: Shootings can be stopped AP
President Bush said adults, communities and teachers should be more aware of youths in need. No new policies or money were announced. The administration instead touted Web sites of existing resources.

Despite a Doctorate and Top Students, Unqualified to Teach
NYT
Rather than submit to what he considered an expensive, time-consuming indignity, a teacher-certification program geared to beginners and would qualify him under California's standards as "highly qualified," Mr. Jefferds Huyck decided to resign and move cross country to teach.

The Handwriting Is on the Wall
WaPo
Handwriting instruction has fallen, as only 15 percent of students completing written exams on the SAT wrote cursive - the rest wrote block letters.

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