Morning Round-up October 30, 2006

In New Jersey, System to Help Poorest Schools Faces Criticism NYT
A growing number of New Jersey officials say that an ambitious experiment in the schools to narrow the achievement gap has wasted millions of taxpayer dollars.

Minority enrollment in college still lagging USAT
Despite significant gains in minority undergraduate and graduate enrollments at the nation's colleges and universities, the rate at which black and Hispanic students attend college continues to trail that of white students, a report says.

Supreme Court to Decide Whether Nonlawyer Parents May Sue Under IDEA Ed Week
The U.S. Supreme Court today agreed to decide whether parents who are not lawyers have a right to represent their child with disabilities, or themselves, in federal court under the federal Individuals with Disabilities Education Act.


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