Morning Round-Up June 1, 2006

A local rebellion over who gets a diploma CSM
One mayor is threatening to disobey state policy and grant diplomas to high-schoolers who fail an exit exam. Via JimmyK

When the corporate scholarship winner is here illegally WSJ
Currently, most U.S. corporations award scholarships only to students who can prove they are legal residents, typically by filling in the boxes provided for a Social Security number. Ten states allow undocumented immigrants to pay for college using in-state tuition.

For Many, Education Is Another Storm Victim NYT
Experts and advocates are worried that thousands of children who fled Hurricane Katrina could become permanent dropouts.


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