12/13/2006

Morning Round-up December 13, 2006

Ranking High Schools, 2006 WaPo
As The Washington Post unveils its 10th annual Challenge Index rankings of Washington area public schools this week, I want to see how low-income schools in this region are doing.

Gates Beats Bush as Most Influential in Education, Survey Says Bloomberg.com
Billionaire Bill Gates, chairman of Microsoft Corp., beat out President George W. Bush as the most influential person in U.S. education for the past decade, according to a survey by a nonprofit education publisher.

Virginia leads internet safety push eSchool News
Virginia Attorney General Bob McDonnell on Dec. 11 said he will seek legislation requiring convicted sex offenders to register their online identities with the state to help MySpace and other online teen hangouts more easily block their access.

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